(CAIS) -- CAIS
has recently learned that a rare Parthian statue (see the
picture) has been confiscated from illegal excavators on
the 23rd of November 2005.
statue showing an Arsacid prince in a
Parthian-hail-posture was unearthed in "Bard-Neshāndé"
temple, in the city of Masjed Soleyman, Khuzestan
November 2005 the spokeswoman for Khuzestan province’s
ICHTO, Marjan Shushtari, told news reporters that the
statue will be referred to experts for further
the exact location is unannounced for security reasons, it
is believed to be in held in Masjed-Soleyman.
27 Oct 2005, three Parthian columns from "Bard-Neshāndé"
temple were confiscated and now kept in Susa Fort.