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Five skeletons dating 2,300 years back discovered

Ahvaz, Khuzestan Prov, Dec 19, IRNA -- Five skeletons dating approximately 250 years before the birth of Christ were discovered somewhere in the vicinity of Shoushtar in Iran's southwestern province of Khuzestan, it was announced in Ahvaz on Sunday.

Abdolaziz Fazeli, an archaeology professor at Azad University in Shoushtar, told IRNA that the skeletons were unearthed recently by 30 students of the university.

He said that eight earthenware and 32 coins were also discovered by students in the same region.

Shushtar, with a population of over 270,000, is located 82 kilometers north of Ahvaz.

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