The Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies
LONDON, (CAIS) -- Archaeologists directed by Reza Heydari working at the ancient site of Rabat Tappeh have recently discovered pottery dating back to the early historical era of Iran.
team of archaeologists have unearthed pottery with a groove in the lip for
pouring liquids and other pottery works with feet and four handles like the
examples discovered in the ancient Sumerian city of Uruk.
is the first time pottery works from this era have been discovered in a
mountainous region in this part of the country,” team archaeologist Bahman
Kargar told the Persian service of CHN on Sunday.
discovery has extended the region where this type of pottery has been found to
the west of Lake Urmia and the Sardasht region,” he added.
the discovery, this type of pottery had only been found in the Kermanshah
discovery raised the hope for obtaining more information in this region. The
lack of information from this era has created a cultural and chronicle gap in
the studies carried out in northwestern Iran,” Kargar noted.
In late November, the team discovered the first brick inscription in cuneiform ever found at Rabat Tepe, which is located near the town of Sardasht in Iran's West Azarbaijan Province.
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