Relics of ancient six-millennia-old village uncovered

SANANDAJ, Apr. 09 (MNA) – Archaeologists in western province of Kurdistan have uncovered remains of a village, probably settled during sixth millennia BC, several miles from Sanandaj.

Cultural Heritage Organization Research House public relations office told Mehr News correspondent that Mr. Amir Saed Moucheshi, the head of expedition and his team members had carried out investigations in Sarcham historical site during which they found the relics of a settled village belonging to aneolithic age.

“The exploration uncovered pottery, stone appliances, animal bones, and remains architectural structures in the site; the earthenware bears crimson paintings and embossed shapes and other basic geometric designs, and possibly belong to Dalma ceramic tradition and a few others to She-Gabi Tepe pottery design,” Moucheshi had said.

According to the head of expedition, before the exploration, settled regions in Uraman of Mesolithic and aneolithic periods; “this is the oldest village uncovered in the region; explorations would provide valuable information as to the lifestyle, cultural traditions, and modes of communication of ancient people of the region; the site also reveals remains of settlement during iron age belonging to 3,000 ago, which indicates that the region had been settled as old as that time,” he detailed.

“The present exploration is part of grander scale of archeological excavations led by Dr. Fereidoun Beiglari in the Valley of Sirvan River; during a year of explorations, different sites belonging to Paleolithic, aneolithic, Iron Age, and Islamic period have been uncovered,” he told Mehr News correspondent.




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