Ctesiphon wis the caipital ceety o the Parthian an Sasanian Empires (247 BC–224 AD an 224–651 respectively).

Ctesiphon
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Cairt o Sassanid Ctesiphon
Ctesiphon is locatit in Iraq
Ctesiphon
Shawn within Iraq
LocationSalman Pak, Baghdad Govrenorate, Iraq
RegionMesopotamie
Coordinates33°5′37″N 44°34′50″E / 33.09361°N 44.58056°E / 33.09361; 44.58056Coordinates: 33°5′37″N 44°34′50″E / 33.09361°N 44.58056°E / 33.09361; 44.58056
TeepSettlement
History
CultursIranian
Site notes
Excavation dates1928–1929, 1931–1932, 1960s–1970s
AirchaeologistsOscar Reuther, Antonio Invernizzi, Giorgio Gullini
CondeetionRuined