11 January 2001
TEHRAN, Archaeologists discovered
two ancient sites around Tabran Tus Arg
(fortress), 600 meters from Master Ferdowsi's tomb
and 15 kilometers north of Mashhad.
was one of the districts of ancient Tus where the
tomb of Master Ferdowsi rests. Six towers have
also been discovered in the region visited by
Housing and Urban Development Minister
Abdolalizadeh. Also a corridor possibly leading to
a military bastion or school or caravansary has
also been discovered in the Arg.