Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies
& CULTURAL NEWS OF THE IRANIAN WORLD
of 40,000-Years-Old Stone Tools in Jam
18 August 2007
(CAIS) -- An archeological team from Bushehr Cultural Heritage,
Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization (BCHHTO) succeeded to discover number of
stone tools date back to Palaeolithic era.
"The archeological team has started their excavations in Jam city in Bushehr
province in early July, which led to archeological discoveries in two phases,''
announced Ahmad Dashti, the director of BCHHTO.
have discovered a number of stone tolls including Blades, knives and drills from
the site", he added.
This is the first time artefacts old as 40,000-years have been
discovered in southern part of the country; this opens a new horizon in understanding
of the region's past, he noted.
discovered objects will be sent to Tehran for further studies" . .
"fieldworks will continue in a near future", he concluded.
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