Saturday, August 05, 2006

22 Post Sassanid Cemeteries Discovered in Kurdistan
22 cemeteries, 11 historic hills, 3 archeological regions, and a number of clay dishes all dating back to the post Sassanid era were found by experts and archeologists in the city of Marivan, Iranian western province of Kurdistan. In addition, a historic fortress which was being used during the different periods that followed the Arabs' barbaric invasion of the Persian Empire and the beginning of the Islamic era in 651 AD as well as a pre-historic graveyard were discovered in a nearby village.