Oct 24, 2018, 1:27 PM
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Copper age potteries found in western Iran

Tehran, Oct 24, IRNA – Copper age potteries have been found during the excavations conducted in Khandan-tappeh site near Hamedan city in western Iran, head of the speculation team said.

“The site covers a 4.5 hectare area and is the biggest of its kind in the area that contains copper age objects,” said Reza Nazari-Arshad, according to the news released by Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism (RICHT).

Khandan-tappeh is one of the main ancient mounds in Bahar city near Hamedan, along with Hegmataneh, and Zino-Abad archeological sites.

The excavation project aims at defining the borders of the archeological site to prepare programs to preserve its possible unrevealed objects.

Khandan-tappeh lands has been utilized for agricultural purposes during the past decades and RICHT is planning to protect it.

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