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    SHAHR i SOKHTA
    A 5000 years old site in Word Heritage list of UNESCO
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    Eye of Shahr i Sokhta
    An artificial eye from Shahr-i Sokhta,
    the ocular prosthesis from grave 6705
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    The remains of the mudbrick city represent the emergence
    one of the first complex societies in eastern Iran

ABOUT Shahr i Sokhta

Shahr-i Sokhta, one of the largest and richest Bronze Age sites in Iran, is located in the southeast of Iran, in the province of Sistan-Baluchestan, 57 km away from the city of Zabol. It has been attracting archeologists for almost a century and this site has been the object of extensive investigations by Italian archaeologists of IsMEO between 1967-1979 and from 1997 by now, has been extensively investigated by an Iranian archaeological expedition.


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Project Of Archaeology

History Of Excavation

History Of Excavation

The first stage of Excavation at Shahr i Sohkta took place in 1966-1978 by Italian mission from IsMEO and later in 1997 the Iranian Archaeological team resumed a new stage of excavations in different parts of shahr i Sokhta.

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MULTIDISCIPLINARY  PROJECT AT SHAHR-I SOKHTA

MULTIDISCIPLINARY PROJECT AT SHAHR-I SOKHTA

The multidisciplinary archaeological studies in order to development a much-needed scientific approach to the study of Shahr-i Sokhta focused to

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INTERNATIONAL TEAMS

INTERNATIONAL TEAMS

The third season of the Joint Archaeobotanical Project at Shahr-i Sokhta lasted from 13 January to 3 February 2005.

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INFORMATION AND ACTIVITIES

Shahr i Sokhta is one of the largest and richest Bronze Age sites is located in the southeast of Iran Shahr i Sokhta (the Burnt City) spans in an area of more than 150 hectares and it has been attracting archeologists for almost a century.

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5000

Years Civilization

 

30

Seasons excavation

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1000000

Objects Finding

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100

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