-- Archaeologists working in
Veshnoveh area of Qom have discovered a crypt
belonging to the Arsacid dynasty.
crypt dated back to late 1st century
BCE, was used either as an Ānāhitā
or Mithraic temple”, said Ali Rustaei, head of
Veshnoveh archaeological expedition.
discovery has taken place in last week of fifth
season of archaeological research in Veshnoveh.
than 50 ancient mines have been identified in
Veshnoveh which date back to pre-historic eras and
there are evidences that prove the mines were
exploited seasonally, he added.