Ab Anbar

Ab Anbar

An āb anbār (Persian: آب انبار‎) is a traditional reservoir or cistern of drinking water in Persian antiquity. The Persian phrase literally translates as "water reservoir".

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Ab Anbar - Glossary of Terms For This Article
... Ab-anbar آب انبار Literal translation Ab meaning water and Anbar meaning storage facility ... Layeh-rubi The periodic cleansing of Qanats, Karizes, and Ab anbars from sediments that gradually settle as water passes by ... Meerab ميرآب A person who was responsible for distributing (providing access) water into ab anbars via underground channels such as Qanats ...
Traditional Water Sources Of Persian Antiquity - Ab Anbar
... Ab Anbars have a long history in Iran, and there are still some ab anbars remaining today from the 13th century ... A typical residential ab anbar would be located in the enclosed garden, have the capacity to hold 50 cubic meters, would be filled once every two weeks, and have its ... Soon public ab anbars were constructed throughout cities across Persia such as Qazvin, Yazd, Naeen, Kashan, Zavareh, Ray, Shiraz, Heart, Balkh, and others ...