Zardoshti era graves discovered in Duhok30/06/2012 14:26
DUHOK, June 30 (AKnews)- Two graves dating back to the first millennium B.C. have been discovered in a village in Duhok province, an official said today.
The graves were discovered in Barash village of Chamanke town, said Hassan Ahmed Qasem, Duhok archeology director.
Qasem added both graves are circular and built on a hill. The center of the graves is rectangular. The rectangle is two-meters deep in one of the graves and in the other 1.5m.
Both graves date back to the first millennium B.C. and to the era of Zardoshtis, Qasem said.
By Ayad Naqib