The Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies
(CAIS) -- Archaeologists reported the conclusion of
the season of archaeological survey at Mīyān-Rūd Tappeh
in Iraj area, of Rāmjerd, in the town of Marvdasht (Fārs Province) These are some of the number of
discoveries reported the Persian service of CHN on Thursday.
This survey was conducted for demarcation
of The Miyan-Rud archaeological site,
Miyan-Rud Tappeh, with an area of 2.5
hectare, contains remains of Bakun period (late 5th to early 4th
millennium BCE) mainly The Bakun I and II periods, Also a
little habitation evidence of The Lapuee period in the area, which was possibly
used as their burial site, according to Musa Zar’a, head of archaeological
team at Miyan-Rud site.
According to Zar’a, archaeologists have
prepared a plan of the site and have carried out ten test trenches witch
resulted in discovery of number of artefacts.
“Number of stone pestle and mortar,
necklace beads made of mother of pearl and Azurite, stone tools, stone weights
and potsherds”, said Zar’a.
A report by Iran’s Archaeological
Research Centre, reveals that there is evidence of a melting pot and kiln also
identified at the Tappeh’s centre.
Zar’a added “Samples of ash also were
taken for geophysical studies”.
Zar’a expressed his hope for next Iranian year that the first season of archaeological excavation to be commenced.
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