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An intact buried castle was discovered in Iran

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Topic: An intact buried castle was discovered in Iran
Posted By: Cyrus Shahmiri
Subject: An intact buried castle was discovered in Iran
Date Posted: 12-Feb-2017 at 13:32
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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More info in Persian: http://www.asrarnameh.com/lifestyle.php?id=15711 - http://www.asrarnameh.com/lifestyle.php?id=15711

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Posted By: red clay
Date Posted: 12-Feb-2017 at 20:56
Do they have any idea who built it and when?

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Posted By: medenaywe
Date Posted: 12-Feb-2017 at 23:45
Castle or part of the underground water tank?


Posted By: Cyrus Shahmiri
Date 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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Posted By: Cyrus Shahmiri
Date 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.

https://books.google.com/books?id=NWW7AAAAIAAJ&pg=PR27&lpg=PR27&dq=azadvar+genghis&source=bl&ots=SwuNCEAZ1J&sig=3iw_kCavAVhNWa46fRBi5pTlKPA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjOpcTP44nSAhUDCBoKHZkGCdAQ6AEIITAB#v=onepage&q=azadvar%20genghis&f=false - Genghis Khan: The History of the World Conqueror :




http://www.allempires.com/Uploads/Azadvarbook.jpg


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