Iran resumes archaeological exploration at ancient Qumis

February 10, 2020 - General

A new round of archaeological exploration has been commenced at the ancient Shahr-e Qumis in Damghan, north-central Iran, which was once one of the capital of the Parthian Empire (247 BCE – 224 CE).

Ruins at Šahr-e Qumis or Sahr-i Qumis thought to be Hecatompylos-Qumis, also known as Hecatompylos,
was an ancient city of uncertain location which was the capital of the Arsacid dynasty
by 200 BCE [Credit: Tehran Times]“This [round of]…

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