A researcher and archaeologist from Khorasan said: Until 1328 AH, few people knew what precious place called ” Malek Zuzan Mosque ” is located in a far abandoned plain and is left among the mud and mud houses of the village of Zuzan, strange and vulnerable.
Rajabali Labafkhaniki stated: “In that year,” Andre Godard “published his impressions and photographs he had taken of the remaining parts of the mosque in 1940 in the collection of articles “Works of Iran” and informed researchers of its existence.
He added: “After Godard, other Iranologists, including Europeans, Americans, and Iranians, like Oleg Grabar, Sheila Blair, and Dr. Shahriyar Adl “closely studied Malek Zuzan Mosque and in some details, including They realized the content of the inscriptions and the mysteries hidden in it.
This Khorasani researcher continued: In the initial studies, Andre Godard, while stating Malek Zuzan Mosque physical and architectural characteristics according to the end door of the Qibla porch, stated that the mosque was part of the palace of Malek Zuzan, but in speculations on the west side of the mosque and adjacent to the said gate.
Rajabali Labafkhaniki stated: Sheila Blair in her field studies has succeeded in discovering more details of the decorations and the content of the inscriptions of the Mosque and considering it as a school due to the content of some inscriptions.
Dr. Shahriyar Adl, in addition to “photogrammetric” impressions, noticed the existence of architectural spaces and decorative elements and inscriptions that are far removed from the views of Andre Godard and Sheila Blair.
This researcher and archaeologist of Khorasan stated: In the early seventh century AH, the huge and large Malek Zuzan Mosque left from the Seljuk period is probably of the type of nave mosques and expanded mosques of the former mosques and destroy and rebuild the mosque.