Heavy Flood Uncovers Medieval Cemetery in Iran (PHOTOS)

Heavy Flood Uncovers Medieval Cemetery in Iran (PHOTOS)...
sputniknews.com 03/03/2017 History

Keywords:#Cultural_Heritage, #Fars, #Fars_Province, #Handcrafts, #Iran, #Iranian, #Iranian_Students_News_Agency, #News, #Sputniknews.com, #Students

In southern Iran, tablets and tombstones from the 13th-14th centuries were unearthed due to severe flooding that hit several Iranian provinces in mid-February.
Seasonal flooding and the erosion of the riverbed of a local river, caused by recent heavy rains, revealed an old cemetery in the vicinity of a holy shrine in Jouyom, a town in Larestan County in Fars Province, Iranian Students News Agency reported. The information was confirmed by Khoshayar Shibani, the head of the local office of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism at a press conference.
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