archaeologists, affiliated to Cultural Heritage
Organization (CHO), unearthed a precious
collection of ancient antiquities in Tees Port's
general region, near Chabahar (Châhbahâr), the
farthest southeastern Iranian city.
The collection was spotted quite accidentally in
the course of digging in order to lay the
foundation of a new road in the region.
Head of the province's CHO Reza Heydari told IRNA
that the ollection dates back to the Sasanian era
and includes gold and silver coins and ornaments
such as bracelets, ear rings, rings, and wrist
He said that the whole collection was found inside
a clay jar and the design of some of the gold and
silver ornaments are completed with using colored
said, "finding this ancient collection marks
a turning point in the history of Tees Port, where
archaeological studies done in the past, too, had
led to great findings.
He added, "according to previous
archaeological assessments, the Tees was a
prosperous Port between the 11th and 13th
centuries, but the recent studies suggest that
this port was used also during the Achaemenid, the
Partian, and the Sasanian dynasties.
The CHO expert concluded, "finding this
collection shed new light on the historical
identity of the whole region, particularly that of