Shahr-e Sukhteh or Shahr-i Sokhta(literally Burnt City) is a Bronze Age urban settlement in the southeast of Iran, in Sistan.
Wikipedia - Shahr-i Sokhta
Encyclopedic entry for Shahr-e Sukhteh or Shahr-i Sokhta(literally Burnt City), a Bronze Age urban settlement in the southeast of Iran.
Human Sacrifice Was Common in Burnt City
From Iran News, 5000-year-old burnt city, in eastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan, sacrificing human beings was a common practice in ancient times. (December 27, 2004)
World's Oldest Backgammon Discovered In Burnt City
From Iran News, Iranian archeologists working on the relics of the 5,000-year-old civilization argue this backgammon is much older than the one already discovered in Mesopotamia and their evidence is strong enough to claim the board game was first played in the Burnt City and then transferred to other civilizations. (December 04, 2004)
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