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Tappeh Sialk
cultural Heritage site

You are not a guest and none of the people of this village

The sialk of this ancient human settlement, this mysterious relic of ancient man in the heart of the Iranian plateau, which is very unspoken and unheard, lies in the lap of the heart, has been established on the earth for more than 80 centuries, and if the earth and time are friendly Gardoun Hamyar was founded to remain so in place for at least another 80 centuries.

Dr. Javad Hosseinzadeh Sadati
the manager Sialk Ancient Site

Visit information

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The ancient site of Sialk is the host of visitors every day from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Amirkabir Street. Amir al-Mo'menin Street, the end of the tenth Zulfiqar. Sialk Cultural Heritage Site

Contact number: 03155331883



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historical background

Explorations in Sialk

Initial exploration

Archaeologists led by Roman Gershman conducted three seasons of excavations in 1933, 1934, and 1937 on both the Sialk Hills and two nearby cemeteries. They were published in Paris and later translated into Persian by Iran Cultural Heritage Publications

Exploration of the second stage

In 2001, Dr. Sadegh Malek Shahmirzadi was sent to the region by the Iranian Cultural Heritage Organization to explore. The exploration team achieved new results during 5 exploration seasons that lasted until 2006.

Actions after discovery

The historical hill of Sialk was registered in the list of historical and national monuments of Iran on September 15, 1961 with the number 38. Sialk has 2 hills, north and south. The oldest artifacts from the northern hill date back to about 7,500 years ago, and the last artifacts found on the southern hill date back to 5,000 years ago.


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A Brief About Sialk

The ancient site of Sialk is one of the most valuable ancient monuments in Iran and the world, which from about 8000 years ago (from the Neolithic to the Median era), has evidence of human life developments. This area includes the northern hill (small sialk) with an area of about 5 hectares, the southern hill (large sialk) with an area of about 8 hectares, cemetery A and cemetery B. These hills, from ancient to modern, display the works of different eras of human civilization, including the Neolithic, Mesolithic, urban, Iron and Medieval eras.

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