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Archaeologists Discovered Pieces of Parthian Colored Mosaic in Zahhak Castle

 

 

04 October 2005

 

(Translated by Mandana Davar-Kia)

 

 

The head of deep researches in Zahhak Castle Ghandgar announced during the sixth season of deep researching within the archeological Zahhak Castle of the Hashtroud of Iran, the pieces of colored mosaic was, in dimensions of 10 by 20 and 15 by 15 centimeters, discovered that belongs to the Ashkani Dynasty.


Ghandgar added likewise a number of pieces of plaster works belonging to ancient era including geometrical and plant-like designs as well as some muddy and brick-shaped walls with white color at two sides mixed with green, yellow, red and blue at some parts have been found out.

 

 

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