Oct. 13 (CAIS) - The
recent findings from the ancient sites of Haft Tappeh (Tepe), was announced
by Dr behzad Mofidi the director of the Iranian research team in a
press conference yesterday.
second archaeological excavation recently began with the joint
cooperation of Irano-German archaeologist from Iran’s Cultural
Heritage Organisation (ICHO) and Meinz University.
the first 11 days of dig, we have found a number of
ceramic-figurines, pottery and five Akkadian
clay inscriptions written in cuneiform”, Dr behzad Mofidi
the director of the Iranian research team told ISNA Persian Service.
discovered 3500-years-old tablets dated back to Elamite period from
an Elamite administrative-archive hold various information,
documents and inventory of the commodities held in a storeroom”,
added, “the findings from last year’s archaeological season,
were including: pottery vessels, musical instruments and various
bronze objects such as few daggers”.
ruins of the ancient city of Haft-Tappeh lie on the plain of Khuzestan
close to the ruins of ancient Susa and two kilometers from the Chogha
Zanbil Ziggurat. This large Elamite site contains fourteen major visible
mounds, the largest rising about 17 meters above the surrounding plain,
and its related extensions cover an area about 1500 meters long and 800
team has also been tasked with discovering the exact location of
Kabnak, where the Elamite king Tepti-ahar built a temple complex in
the fifteenth century BC and was buried at the site.