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ARCHAEOLOGICAL & CULTURAL NEWS OF THE IRANIAN WORLD

 

100,000-year old knife discovered in Iran

 

29 July 2007

 

 

 

LONDON, (CAIS) -- Iranian and Korean archeologists have discovered a 100,000-year-old civilization in the city of Roudbar located in the north of Iran.

Six Iranian archeologists in cooperation with nine Korean archeologists undertook a discovery project in the northern province of Iran 10 days ago.

The archeologists could unearth a stone tool, which looked like a knife. The experts estimated the stone knife to date back to at least 100 thousand years.

This is a sign of existence of a civilization in that area. The archeologists are to continue the task until August 16 in the ancient cities of Roudbar, Roudsar and Siahkal, according to a report by Persian service of IRINN.

 

 

 

Extracted From/Source*: Iran Press TV

 

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