The Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies
(CAIS) -- The Iranian and
Australian archaeology team excavating near the Tal-e Sepid village in Fars
Province, believe they have discovered ruins of an Elamite temple dedicated to Inshushinak the
'God of after life', reported Persian service of CHN on Monday.
1929 while Ernst Herzfeld was excavating in the area, the local chieftain
presented him with an Elamite tablet. Herzfeld after studying the inscription
concluded that the Inshushinak temple lies under the Tal-e Sepid.
Sepid (white mound) is located within a village under the same name, In 1929 Ernst Herzfeld
discovered remains of an Elamite wall, which he dated to 1500 BCE. Three kilometres east of
Tal-e Sepid, there is a well-known Elamite rock relief known as Gūr-negūn.
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