Thursday, December 02, 2010

destruction of Iran's National Heritage بندر مهروبان

Remains of Sasanian era Port of Mehrooban in the Persian Gulf is destroyed

LONDON, (CAIS) -- The Mehrooban Tappeh, the remains of the ancient port and city of Mehrooban (mehrūbān) in the Persian Gulf have been completely destroyed.

Mehrooban Tappeh (archaeological mound) also known as Tal-e Emāmzādeh is located 24km north of the Port of Daylam in Khuzestan Province, southwest Iran. The ancient site was dated to the fourth Iranian dynasty, the Sasanians (224-651 CE), and registered on the Iranian National Heritage list during the reign of Reza Shah Pahlavi.


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