Elderly woman collecting wild tarragon (tarkhoon) (best larger)
She will use the herbs (sabzi) to make a Persian dish called sabzi khordan (translation means 'to eat greens or herbs'). Observed near the tomb of Cyrus the Great.
A view of the tomb of Cyrus the Great, ~530 BC, can be seen here: http://goo.gl/0LilNr
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