A new discovery in the ancient city of “Shapoorkhasht” of Khorramabad

A new discovery in the ancient city of “Shapoorkhasht” of Khorramabad
The head of the excavation team of the ancient site of Khorramabad brick minaret announced the discovery of intact layers of the old city of Shapurkhashat of Khorramabad.

A new discovery in the ancient city of “Shapoorkhasht” of Khorramabad
According to Kental Iran travel report, quoting from the public relations of the General Directorate of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts of Lorestan Province, Puria Khadish said: In the first impression of the excavation of the ancient site of the brick minaret of Khorramabad, untouched layers of the old city of Shapur were found in the form of an insignificant architecture and including the last period of settlement. has been revealed.

He said: Also, during this period, several tombstones and disintegrated remains of human corpses related to an old cemetery and a number of home ovens were found.

He stated that the field program and archaeological exploration in this area will continue for another 2 months and added: The focus in this operation will be on identifying the types of uses and periods of settlement in the area, as well as its relationship with the architecture of past centuries.

Khadish added: In the fourth, fifth and sixth centuries of the Hijri, the city of Shapurkhasat had extensive and extensive architectural works, and its remains were probably spread in Imam Hussain (AS) Square (Shaghayeq) and present-day Ghaziabad.

The head of the excavation team of Khorram Abad brick minaret archaeological site added: In the recent studies, our effort is to examine four boreholes of 400 square meters, which is hoped to be completed sooner with the allocation of sufficient funds, and after that the studies related to the establishment of pre-Islamic periods in this area will be carried out. will be.

Shapurkhashat was one of the cities of the Sassanid period, which is said to have been built in the place known as Khorramabad today, and was completely destroyed after the Mongol invasion of Iran.