the first time in Iran and with geophysical
studies around the Chaghazanbil World Monument
in the province of Khouzestan, there have been
technique allows the studying of the
foundation and underground architecture
without excavation with the use of light,
electrical and magnetic waves.
the efforts of finding underground structures
in the space between the inside and outside
gates and finding residential structures
around the three thousand-year-old shrine, the
specialists have been able to specify a wall.
say that the wall is in a section that was
specialists say that the direction and style
of the wall is the same as the Lilamian walls.
results of these geophysical studies - which
were based upon the agreement between the
"National Geology Organization" and
the "National Cultural Heritage
Organization" and in the direction of the
International project of the remaking of
Chaghazanbil - are now under examination.
to the statement of Dr. Abdulrasool Vatandoust,
the operator of the project (in Iran), other
efforts such as testing the soil of the area,
studying the surface effects in Chaghazanbil,
and studying the underground water (which has
played a large part in destroying the shrine)
have been made in this period.
Chaghazanbil Shrine, built in the thirteenth
century BC (the mid-Iilamian period), is
located 120 Km from Ahvaz has been declared a
World Monument for it's valuable historic and