Mar 7, 2016, 12:06 PM
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7,000-year-old cemetery discovered in Behbahan

Ahvaz, March 7, IRNA - Khuzestan Cultural Heritage Lovers Society (Taryana) spokesman said that the discovery of 7,000-year-old cemetery in Behbahan gives important historical hints such as lifestyle and funeral at that time.

Mojtaba Gahsotuni told IRNA that a group of archeologists from Tehran have been working in the east of Khuzestan province.

He said that the cemetery was discovered in Tall Chegah-e Sofla near Zeydun district in Behbahan.

He added that some of dead bodies were buried in groups while others individually giving valuable information about this region.

Gahsotuni said that this region is unique and is capable of becoming a historical site.

This cemetery was discovered by a senior archeologist named Abbas Moghaddam who has been searching this region with a group for months.