have discovered a series of ancient pyramids in former
Central Asian Iranian provinces (today Uzbekistan). The
hidden structures are 15 meters high and believed to be up
to 2,700 years old.
BBC reports they were found in remote mountain gorges in
the south of the country.
say they're similar to Egyptian pyramids, but their faces
are flat instead of stepped. The
pyramids were found in the Kashkadarya and Samarkand
regions of Uzbekistan.
believe their isolation probably stopped them being taken
apart for building materials.