Archaeologists unearthed pottery dated to Sassanid era and early Islamic era at Bazeh Hoor, Mashhad, Iran.
Researchers found a great number of fallen and standing pillars at the site, indicating the existence of a structure established on four foundations believed to be a religious monuments possibly a Sassanid fire temple. The excavations are carried out next to a national monument, which is considered the oldest dome worldwide. The structure was built with stone and plaster, on an area covering 250 square meters. According to the researchers, the settlement site covers around 10 hectares and includes residential areas and cemeteries belonging to the Sassanid and early Islamic periods.
(after Mehr News Agency)