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Age Sites Found in Gilan
(CAIS) -- Noted South Korean archaeologist has
announced the discovery of Iron Age sites in the caves of the heights of Samdor
Valley, in Gilan province.
According to Persian service of IRNA, a team of South Korean archaeologists led
by Ki Dong Bai focused its research works on the province to prove the theory
about human migration from Africa to Central Asia through the southern coast of
the Caspian Sea.
Expressing pleasure over the new findings at the site, Bai further stated, “We
have excavated more than 30 sites since July 15 and the most important discovery
is the cave in Yarshaldeman.“
A sharp tool and several animal remains were found in the cave, he said, adding
this is considered a completely new discovery in the province. He said this
signifies that more illuminating findings from the Palaeolithic Era will be
The objective of the project is to develop a proper understanding about the
region as a significant document for understanding the wave of human settlements
in Central Asia and North Asia.
He hoped that a great model for human migration and cultural move in Eurasia can
be developed by continuing excavations in the area.
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