6,000-year-old village unearthed in Kurdestan


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Iranian archaeologists have discovered the remains of a 6,000-year old village in the Sarvabad county in Kurdestan Province.

6,000-year-old village unearthed in Kurdestan

The ancient village was unearthed in the Sarcham archaeological site in the vicinity of Rowar village, said Amir Saed Moocheshi who heads the excavation.

‘The unearthed village belongs to the Chalcolithic period,’ Moocheshi said.

He said that excavators have also discovered clay pots, stoneware, stone tools, animal bones and remnants of some architectural structures.

According to the excavators working on the site, the village is the most ancient ever discovered in the region.

Source: Iran Front Page [April 12, 2016]



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