Ancient Persian cairn wall found in Iran

Published on August 29th, 2011 | by Admin


The wall of a cairn, an ancient burial mound, from the Parthian Empire has been found in Northern Iran.

A coin and a copper artifact of the medieval Islamic civilization were also found at the archaeological site in Nowshahr in Mazandaran province, the Iran Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization said.

The Affelle archaeological site is about five sq km which had been used as a metal-melting shop in ancient Persia, director of the study team, Mohammad Ghamari Fatideh said.

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Story: DaijiWorld| Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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