Ferdowsi Tomb

Ferdowsi Tomb

Introduction
Tomb of Ferdowsi or mausoleum of Ferdowsi (Persian: آرامگاه فردوسي‎‎) is a tomb complex composed of a white marble base, and a decorative edifice erected in honor of this Persianpoet located in Tus, Iran, in Razavi Khorasan province. It was built in the early 1930s,[1]under the Reza Shah, and uses mainly elements of Achaemenid architecture. The construction of the mausoleum as well as its aesthetic design is a reflection of the cultural, and geo-political status of Iran at the time. This article delves into the architecture of the tomb and its influences.

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