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Khark Ancient Graveyard, Khark

in Bushehr city | Bushehr province
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Khark Ancient Graveyard, Khark

Related to Bushehr city (located in Bushehr province)
In a part of the mountainous area of Khark Island, numerous graves have been discovered and a strong probability exists that these belong to the Zoroastrians and the Christian communities. These graves date back to the end of the Sassanian and the beginning of the Islamic eras. In graves belong to men no articles has been discovered. Whereas in graves belonging to women, small bottles, (most probably perfume bottles), rings and mirrors made of admiralty metal have been discovered.
Bushehr is located in a vast plain running along the coastal region. The capital city being Bandar-e-Bushehr or the 'Port of Bushehr'. This port is at a distance of 1,218 km. from Tehran, and has a hot, humid climate. Since the past, this port ...
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