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60 Relics Unearthed From Richest Man's Grave in Burnt City

 

 

Tuesday, February 22, 1999

TEHRAN The excavation of the graves in the Burnt City, in Sistan-Baluchestan Province, revealed new untold facts about the beliefs of the people who lived some 4,500 years ago and unearthed about 60 relics buried beside the dead body According to the Public Relations Office of the Cultural Heritage Organization, by the end of the excavation in Sistan-Baluchestan Province, interesting information was obtained regarding this ancient city, and its limits were also determined.

The head of the archaeological group, Seyed Mansour Sajjadi, said that the excavation was conducted in an area of 450 meters, which led to discovering 54 graves, in 14 of which more than one dead body were buried. From the 54 graves, nearly 300 objects worth displaying at museums were unearthed, including potteries and necklaces. The relics, which date back to the years 2500-2300 BC, indicate the belief of the people of that era in the life after death.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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