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Title: A New Perspective on Dambakoh Site in Southeast Iran
Author(s): BASAFA, Hassan
Journal: Iranica Antiqua
Volume: 43 Date: 2008
Dambakoh site is situated in Chabahar district, at 2 km. from the village Balure-machi. According to the archeological evidence, including potsherds, architectural remains, clay furnaces and numerous graves, the Dambakoh site is 1300 m. long in SE direction and 700 m. wide. The highest point is at 70 m. above plain level. At first glance it can be divided into three distinct areas, i.e. residential, industrial and burial sections. Some 2500 to 3000 graves cover the majority of the site. Most information about this site is based on the efforts of Aurel Stein in 1932. He excavated 42 graves and attributed them to the Parthian period. During a survey in the vicinity of Chabahar in 2001, potsherds were collected randomly and are presented here.