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Iron Age cemetery found in northwestern Iran

Iranian archaeologists have discovered multiple graves belonging to the Iron Age in Meshkinshahr in Northwestern Iran.

Iron Age cemetery found in northwestern Iran

Karim Haji-Zadeh, head of the excavations, said '11 multi-storey graves' were found in the Ghizilghiyeh cemetery along with numerous artefacts such as tools, spear-heads, bronze daggers and grey pottery wares.

Other items discovered in the cemetery include stone arrows, decorative beads and gold ornaments. Skeletons belonging to dozens of individuals were also found.

Source: Fars News Agency [November 21, 2014]

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