from the Parseh and Pasargadae
Research Foundation are determined to continue the work they began two
years ago, Ali Asadi added.
sewage system constructed beneath the palace of the ancient capital of the
Achaemenid dynasty had a very systematic structure. About two kilometers
of the sewer line were discovered during previous excavations. The ducts
vary from 60cm in width and 80cm in height to 160cm in width and 8 meters
are determined to reopen the main exit and prepare the way for making use
of the ducts after 2500 years,” Asadi said, adding that over 200 meters
of the ducts will be dredged during this stage.
the sediment has not been removed from the sewage ducts, water gathers at
complex during the rainy season, which is a major threat to the structure,
archaeologist Hassan Rahsaz said on Sunday.
December 2004, archaeologists found a part of one leg of the throne of
Darius the Great during their excavations at
team found a piece of lapis lazuli during their excavations of the sewage
line that passes under the treasury in southeastern
studies on the artifact over the past year led archaeologists to surmise
that the gemstone had probably been a part of a leg of the throne of