The Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies
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archaeologists have found a unique form of Parthian burial in the country's
Nakhl-e-Ebrahimi village in the Persian Gulf’s Hormozgan Province.
The second phase of
Nakhl-e-Ebrahimi archaeological excavations yielded 10 jar burials and a foetal
burial, which is the first of its kind found at the site.
"The team also
found a piece of earthenware in the grave," said director of the
archaeology team, Siamak Sarlak.
also excavated the ruins of a Parthian fortress, previously found at the site,
and unearthed 40-50 meters of the structure's northern wall," he added.
Covering an area of
15,000 square-meters, the fortress is believed to be the largest Parthian
dynastic fort found in mainland-Iran.
finds of the area will be restored at the end of the second phase and the
fortress will be refurbished based on its original plan, Sarlak concluded.
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