Heghmatane Ancient City (7th and early 6th centuries BC) Hagmatana was further developed under the Achaemenian and Parthian rulers and was known as the first capital of the ancient Persian Empire. Scientific excavations and accidental diggings for construction works have resulted in the discovery of numerous objects, including some gold and silver tablets, in the region. This indicates that the treasury of the Achaemenian monarchs was kept in Hagmatana and that the present Hamadan has been constructed upon a part of the site of the ancient city.
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Noel_Byrne (16143) 2014-01-07 0:34
An excellent documentary photo and note to accompany it, to show these excavations and the glimpses into the past. It must be exciting to consider what could be found in this ancient place. I would say your museums are looking forward to seeing what is unearthed here!
All the best
imageme (797) 2014-01-07 19:07
Hi Mehrdad, Great follow up of the excavation site of Heghamatane Ancient City. This one gives viewer a closer view of the site. Nice lights along with great details. Would like to know what would be discovered in the soil. Thank for sharing of this piece of news.
Thank for sharing