Lost ancient city unearthed in Iran

From PressTV.ir: Lost ancient city unearthed in Iran.

Archeologists have discovered an ancient structure in southern Iran believed to be the fourth largest site of the Achaemenid era after structures in Susa, Pasargad, and Persepolis.

They say the site may be the lost city of Lidoma which is mentioned in the ancient tablets discovered in Persepolis.

A team of Iranian and Australian archeologists discovered the ruins of the structure near the historical city of Shiraz.

Lidoma was one of the most important centers of the Achaemenid empire, which reigned from around 650 BC to 330 BC. The site is expected to be registered as one of the oldest historical ruins of ancient Persia. [continue]

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