- Tehran --Iranian archeologists have found
the remains of a 3,000-year-old civilization
in the mountains near Tehran, the state news
agency IRNA reported Monday.
skeletons together with earthenware pots were
found in a number of individual graves,"
said Mohammad Mortezai, an official of the
Iranian Archeology Organization.
site was first spotted last week by a group of
hikers near Boumehen, northeast of Tehran,
IRNA said. The find comes one week after the
discovery of a cemetery, also some
3,000-years-old, by a road crew in southern