(CAIS) -- Director of the Jiroft excavation team, has
announced that archeologists have come across a grave
dating back to the third millennium BCE.
Speaking to ISNA, Professor Yousef Majidzadeh said that in
addition to the objects so far unearthed from the tomb,
the team is also searching for human remains.
He added that the graves are located two-meter below the
surface level. Recently a passage leading to one of the
graves was found.
course, this one, like the others in Matutâbâd Cemetery,
Jiroft, has not remained safe and a passage connecting the
tomb to the adjacent grave has been dug by plunderers",
He also pointed out that some 300 beads of a necklace made
of azurite have been recovered after sieving the soil from
the graves during illegal excavations.