The research deputy of cultural inheritance
organization of Khorasan reported the discovery of
a part of the remainders of Kohan Dedz Tus, 25Km
near Mashad. Khaniki said: 'This ancient site was
discovered following the archaeological operations
started some times ago in Arg (citadel) of Tus.
to Khaniki, in addition to some pieces of
potsherds and coins, the archaeologists have also
discovered the framework of the early building of
Kohan Dedz of Tus. In the upper part of Arg and in
the area of Kohan Dedz (the Ancient Fort) there is
a rectangular space, 70m in length and 40m in
width with a big tower in all the corners. There
are also some towers in the middle of the walls
that apparently support the walls. The entrance or
the gate was probably located in the western part
of this space.'
considered the role of this recently discovered
site important for the subsequent studies and
added: 'This ancient site will not only assist the
archaeologist to acquire new architectural
information, but it will be an interesting place
for the tourists.