06 January 1999
TEHRAN ancient architectural relics which date back to 8,000 years ago, were
discovered in Sovojbolaq's suburb. The relics belong to the time of Sasanid
Dynasty. According to the Public Relations Department of the Cultural Heritage
Organization, during the first phase of the excavation operation headed by Dr.
Yousef Majidzadeh in Ozbaki Hill, several architectural layers have been
studied. Meanwhile, parts of an small castle, belonging to Sasanid dynastic era, were
also uncovered in this excavation operation.
The archaeological studies on the Ozbaki Hill reveal that the region between the
salt desert in east, southern skirts of Alborz Mountain in north, eastern skirts
of Zagros mountain in west and Isfahan Province in south enjoyed very
The Ozbaki Hill is among important regions of Iran
Central Plateau. The findings in this region can answer many questions about
different cultures which existed in this region some 8,000 years ago.