عنوان مقاله [English]
Based on historical documents and texts the former civilizations of different dynasties of the world, especially the dynasties of Medians, Achaemenid, Parthian and Sassanid in ancient Iran, veil was common among women. The fact is clear that veil didn’t enter Iran by the arrival of Islam. In fact Iranian women had veil from the ancient period. Considering the climatic factor as wall as the social, professional and some other factors, their veil had a particular style. All this documents and texts show women’s style of having veil which can be seen, in ancient period, by the help of the remaining historical inscriptions and protected sculptures and statues in museum, and in post- Islamic periods through authentic sources such as Ferdowsi's Shahnameh which are reflections of the Iranian culture.