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Kamarband and Hotoo Cave

in Behshahr city | Mazandaran province
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Kamarband and Hotoo Cave

Related to Behshahr city (located in Mazandaran province)
These caves are located in the village of Tarujen, 5 km. south west of Behshahr. The same were discovered in 1949. Discoveries made here have revealed the life style of primitive man in three periods related to the stone ages. Three human skeletons have been discovered in Kamarband cave, dating to approximately 75,000 years BC. Besides these, there were blades made out of flint, and bones of walrus and deer. Articles discovered from these two caves are supplementary, and reveal the development of man from the ice age upto this date in the Mazandaran territory.
The township of Behshahr is to the east of the province and to the north of which is the Caspian Sea. This region experiences a temperate and humid climate with the city of Behshahr as its center, located 326 km. from Tehran. This city nestles in the ...
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