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7000-year Old Cave Identified in Kordestan Province 

 

News Category: Prehistory

 Saturday, 08 December 2001
 
 
Tehran -- According to the latest archaeological studies, the 'mineral Mikael Cave' in 
Kordestan province has been identified as the most ancient human habitat. 
 
Based a report released here on Saturday by the media department of Iran's Cultural 
Heritage Organization (ICHO), the 7000-year old cave is located at one of the ancient 
areas on the surrounding of 'Karftou Cave'.

The remnants of seasonal and temporary residence of the primary migrants during 
copper and stone ages dating back to 7000 years ago were discovered by an 
archaeological team.

The discovered objects include the remnants of stoves comprising ash, prehistoric 
ceramics, and stone tools made of flint and bones.

                      
Samples of the deposits obtained from the cave were examined by excavators to 
be used for climatic research.
 
The cave is used for the first time to make access to the remnants of prehistoric era

 

 

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