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Proves Jiroft Civilization
09 April 2006
(CAIS) -- Doubts about the existence of civilization
in Jiroft were laid to rest when archeologists discovered a tablet (11x7 cm with
a 2 cm width) bearing an inscription.
The Persian daily Jaam-e Jam quoted the head of Jiroft’s International
Archeological Research Center, Nader Alidadi-Soleymani, as saying that the
tablet has five lines of scripts each containing 12 letters.
“This indicates the existence of civilization in Jiroft, as mentioned in the
history books,“ he said.
The official pointed out that the absence of a script was a stumbling block to
proving Jiroft’s civilization.
Meanwhile, Pitman, a US archeologist who had been involved in several phases of
excavations at Jiroft, said archeological studies only lacked a script to prove
Alidadi-Soleymani declared that the inscription has been dispatched to
international experts for decoding.
“The absence of war tools from Jiroft’s historical sites also indicates that
peace and security prevailed there,“ he said.
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