The Persian Wall, a new archaeological discovery

A 115 km long wall that dates back to 2400 years ago.

In western Iran, a 115 km long wall was discovered near the city Sar Pol- e Zahab in the province of Kermanshah, they call it The Persian Wall

The Iranian archaeologists who are studying it immediately after the discovery call it The Persian Wall and claim that this stone wall was built between the XNUMXth century BC and the XNUMXth century AD. C. and it is a new discovery that still has to be studied.

Preliminary investigations confirm that the wall made of about one million cubic meters of stone, a work that most likely required a huge workforce in addition to a long time and a very large amount of materials.

The population that lives in the neighboring area of ​​this wall, had known for some time of the presence of this wall but they did not know the history and call it Gawri wall

Along the wall are visible remains of some structures which, according to the researchers, may have been turrets, if not actual buildings, probably occupied by guards. In addition to stone, researchers have noticed the use of pebbles and boulders taken from local areas as well as plaster mortar.

The remains are scarce enough that we are not even sure of its real height even if an estimate has been made: about three meters high by four meters wide.

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