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Trace of Six Thousand Year Old History in Varamin Hills

 

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Prehistory

 28 September 2003

 

 

Seven historical hills in Varamin a suburban town in southern Tehran have been enlisted as the National Heritage site in order to be preserved and protected from illegal excavation and conducting archaeological investigations.

The hills have sustained extensive damages because of numerous rural expansion and development projects and illegal excavations. Official of Tehran Cultural Heritage Department hope to be able to preserve and protect these historical hills and register them as the National Heritage sites.

Fakhr-Abad Hill is traced back to the third and fourth millennium B.C., Sa'd Abad to the 13th and 14th centuries A.D., Qyias Hill to the Ilkhanid and Safavid era, Marzabad Hill to Buyids and Saljuks era, Davud Abad Hill No. 1 to the 1st millennium B.C., Neshatyieh Ganjtapeh to the historic time, Kheirabad Hill to the 13th to 17th centuries A.D., and Qeshlaqh Fardis Hill belongs to the prehistoric era, they are located in suburbs of Varamin, i.e. Fakhrabad, Sa'dabad, Qyiasabad, Taqhiabad, Davudabad, Neshatiyeh, Kheirabad, and Qeshlaqh, respectively, and are registered among the National Heritage of the country.

According to the Cultural Heritage Department of Tehran Province, so far no certain plan has been drawn up for the archaeological excavations on these ancient hills, but along with preparation of registration documents, documentation, survey works and locating of the hills have been carried out. Meanwhile, the perimeters of these historical hills will be determined in order to demarcate the surrounding area of each site under the supervision of the Iranian Cultural Heritage.

 

 

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