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Oldest Human Settlement in Kordestân Province

 

News Category: Anthropology

 Wednesday, 12 December 2001


TEHRAN -- Kani Michael Cave is the oldest human settlement discovered in Kordestan Province according to archaeological research.

According to a report by the Cultural Heritage Organization, the cave was first occupied 7000 years ago. It is located near Karaftoo Cave.

 

A team of archaeologists studying the prehistoric cave has found evidence of seasonal settlement from the Copper and Stone Ages.

 

The researchers tested sediment in the cave to estimate the exact date of the settlements.

 

 

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