The Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies
LONDON, (CAIS) -- The Isfahan Cultural Heritage and Tourism Department (ICHTD) has increased the number of guards at a newly discovered ancient city located near Isfahan’s Gaw Khuni swamp, at the end of Zayandeh-Rud River, the Persian service of CHN reported on Monday.
ICHTD has refrained from announcing the exact location of the recently
discovered ancient city as a security measure.
area is being protected by our guards secretly, and we have also asked the local
residents to keep an eye on the site. Iranian police officers also patrol the
grounds as well, helping the ICHTD guards,” said the commander of the ICHTD
it was known as Aspadana, the city formed part of the Median Empire, the first Iranian
dynasty. In the middle of the 7th century the city was occupied by invading
Arabs. The Persianized-Seljuk conquered
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