ISNA / According to the latest news, the remains of the Medes have been discovered in the historical pulmonary site.
Mohammad Javad Jafari, head of the National Cultural Heritage Site of the Ravi Historic Site, said about these discoveries: “The ninth chapter of joint Iranian-German research in the Ravi Historic Site, which began in early October this year, has ended with significant results.”
He added: “In the process of excavating previous years, parts of a Bronze Age cemetery (3700 years ago) in the northern part and this year the remains of another cemetery from the late Iron Age (2600-2900 years ago) in the southern part East of the historical pulmonary site, it was identified that the study of human remains of these two cemeteries is very important in understanding the past settlement communities of the region.
Jafari stated: The discovery of the remains of a military fortress at the same time as the Medes’s empire in the southern part of the historic pulpit also indicates the existence of small regional governments at the same time or puppets of the Medes’s empire in the northeastern parts of their territory.
The archaeologist stated that the center of the Median Empire was located near present-day Hamedan, and so far little evidence has been discovered of the expansion of the empire to the present-day Khorasan region. The remaining bricks were obtained from this period, which indicates the continuation of the political and economic importance of the historical pulmonary site until the Sassanid period.
According to him, this inscription contains two words that seem to refer to a specific name and may refer to the name of a person or historical place in the Sassanid period.
The Iranian supervisor of the ninth chapter of the joint Iranian-German archeological excavation of the pulmonary historical site continued: One of the most important scientific questions in the archaeological studies of the pulmonary historical site was the discovery of the historical name of this city, which is very important in historical studies of northeastern Iran.
He added: “According to the findings and archaeological evidence obtained during 9 years of archaeological research from the pulmonary historical site, this site can be considered an important settlement from 3700 years ago (late Bronze Age) to one thousand years.” Before (early Islamic centuries) had an established sequence.
Jafari also said: “According to preliminary scientific views, the pulmonary area can be introduced as an urban settlement that was formed at the same time as the Medes Empire and still had an urban identity during the Achaemenid, Parthian and Sassanid eras.
He added: Around the year 400 AD, which is the middle of the Sassanid Empire, the urban settlement of this area is destroyed or abandoned and a small rural settlement is formed in the eastern part of the area from the beginning of the Islamic era.
The archaeologist stated: 2700 years of the remains of settlements of different communities, the pulmonary historical site has become one of the most important historical monuments in the northeast of the country, both in terms of new archaeological research and tourism capacities, and it is hoped that the season New scientific and civil activities in this area in the form of “National Cultural Heritage Base of Ravi Historical Site” to provide a suitable platform for the flourishing of scientific and tourism capacities of this historical monument.
Japari, stating that the proximity of this historic city to the Gorgan-Mashhad communication road has provided a good opportunity to create a tourism museum site and the growth of the tourism industry in the region, said: The General Directorate of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of North Khorasan and the German Archaeological Institute have been established since 2012.