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Discovery of 100 Ancient Historical Sites Behind Seimareh Dam

By Mandana Javidinejad

Experts of CHTO discovered 100 ancient sites from Pre-Historic, Historic, and Islamic eras behind Seimareh dam, Ilam.

Seimareh Dam

(CHN)- 25 September 2007- According to "Seyyed Rasool Seyyedin-Brojeni", head of the Seimareh's Dam research group, these sites are related to some prehistoric times from Gunmetal, Copper, and Stone ages to Parthian, Sasanid, and Islamic eras.

Considering the large size of this area, a large group of archeologists should be assigned to cover different seasons of professional research. Brojeni believes that prioritizing zones of this site is the key to succeed in this archeological project.

Dam and Generator of Seimareh is under construction on the Seimareh River, in 30-kilometer north-west of "Darreh-Shahr", Ilam province.

Fundamental studies of this dam started at the early 60's and according to schedules, it is going to be filled in 2008.

Seimareh is a two-arched concrete dam with 180meter height and 3215 million square meter water capacity.

... Payvand News - 9/26/07 ... --

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