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  • Unusual Iron Age Steles Discovered In Ardebil Province (Iran)

    07/20/2005 6:38:22 PM PDT · by blam · 8 replies · 481+ views
    Tehran Times ^ | 7-20-2005
    Unusual Iron Age steles discovered in Ardebil Province Tehran Times Culture Desk TEHRAN -- Over 500 stone steles bearing images of faces of men and women with no mouths were recently discovered at Shahr Yeri in Ardebil Province, the director of the team of archaeologists working at the site announced on Tuesday. Alireza Hojabri Nuri added that the steles are arranged one after another in the form of a wall and date back to the Iron Age. Shahr Yeri is located near Pirazmeyan village, 32 kilometers off of Meshkin Shahr in Ardebil Province. “The discovered steles enjoy unique characteristics, and...