02 September 2001
TEHRAN -- Some ancient silos for foodstuff have
been discovered in Zivieh Castle in Kurdestan
Province by archeologists.
cube-like silos, comparable with modern silos, are
nine meters deep in brick platforms. Some seeds
have been also found at the bottom of the silos.
believe that the silos had been built in the lower
part of the castle and their entrances are in the
upper part of the castle. They are the oldest
known silos in the country.
to the Public Relations Office of the Cultural
Heritage Organization, Zivieh Castle has been
built established some 2,700 years ago. It has
been built with bricks and its entrance and steps
are from natural stone.