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An intact buried castle was discovered in Iran

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During the building of an underground utility tunnel near the village of Azadvar in Khorasan province of Iran, surprisingly an ancient buried castle was discovered, this is the first video which shows the discovery of a tower of this castle:



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Do they have any idea who built it and when?
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  Quote medenaywe Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12-Feb-2017 at 23:45
Castle or part of the underground water tank?
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  Quote Cyrus Shahmiri Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13-Feb-2017 at 00:14
Originally posted by red clay

Do they have any idea who built it and when?


Archaeologists believe that it was built in the early Islamic period, the interior of tower is similar to other ones from this period in this region, like this one:


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  Quote Cyrus Shahmiri Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13-Feb-2017 at 00:18
It is interesting to mention that before Mongol period, Azadvar was a city, not a small village as it is today.

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