Ali Sami (born in 1289 in Shiraz Sun – Death August 22, 1368) author, researcher and university professor, archaeologist and director of the Institute of Archeology Persepolis. Restoration of the tomb of Cyrus the Great in 1350, he was headed. He is the son of the poet and painter Aqa Bozorg Kazeroon
After studying the literature and archeology and history, and in the field of Asian University received an honorary doctorate, then the Ministry of Culture and the 1315 Shiraz pay to repair historic buildings.
At the same time, the tomb of Hafez was built Pars Museum and Old Khajavi Kermani tomb and mosque were restored. The Scientific Board chaired by the Department of Archeology and drilling Persepolis, Fars, and then was appointed.
He wrote more than thirty books, most notably include:
- Marvdasht plain monuments
- Persia in ancient times
- Pasargadae or the oldest capital of the Shah of Iran (1330, this book later in 1375 under the name of Pasargadae, the capital of the Achaemenid monument “Dhul” published by the Foundation Farsshnasy) about Pasargadae archaeological findings described in the book has.
- Civilization of the Achaemenid (3 volumes)
- Sassanid civilization (2 volumes)
- Shiraz Eternal City
- Iran’s role in Islamic culture
- The knowledge of ancient Persia
- Days and remembered
Objects discovered by the Ali Sami, a number of which is kept at the National Museum of Iran: the prince Achaemenid stone lapis lazuli panels Aramaic.
His activities include the restoration of cooperation:
- Tomb of Cyrus the Great
- The tomb of Shah Shuja
- Chairman of the Board of beds Hmshyd