IRAN Tour Packages | History says one of the oldest cities of culture and history belongs to Persia (Iran). Shahr-e Sukhteh, is an archaeological site of a sizable Bronze Age urban settlement. The city is associated with the Jiroft culture which is one of UNESCO heritage sites. Shahr-e Sukhteh is located in Sistan and Baluchistan Province, the Southeastern part of Iran, on the bank of the Helmand River, near the Zahedan-Zabol road.
Shahr-e Sukhteh is one of UNESCO heritage sites with old story belong to Bronze period and with more than 6.000 years history. The reasons for the unexpected rise and fall of Shahr-e Sukhteh are still a mystery.
The story of this city is still a secret and nobody knows what happened! Because the whole city destroyed in fire. The founded things tell us their knowledge was very unique and advanced.
Covering an area of 151 hectares, Shahr-e Sukhteh was one of the world’s largest cities at the dawn of the urban era. In the western part of the site is a vast graveyard, measuring 25 ha. It contains between 25,000 and 40,000 ancient graves.
This place is an important archaeology site but unfortunately is far from usual tourist cities and tours. Shahr-e Sukhte dates back to 3200 BC and abandoned over a millennium later in 2100 BC, covering an area of 151 hectares.
Other objects found at the site including a human skull that actually has signs of brain surgery. No one could discover any weapons at the site; and that shows the peaceful nature of the residents. These are just some points to show the great history behind this place.
In 1977, an Italian archaeological group made a great discovery while excavating the Burned City (Shahr-e sukhteh). They found a skull dating back to 2800 BC with a triangular surgery scar showing the removal of a piece.
The other remarkable feature of the skull was the dimensions that were significantly big compared to the age of the person it belonged to. Based on the investigations, the skull belonged to a girl who was approximately 13 yr old.
A neurologist could immediately and without any diagnostic measures diagnose congenital hydrocephalus in her. The abnormal enlargement of the skull, particularly the parietal regions on both sides is the common view in congenital hydrocephalus.
Since surgery can be a method of treatment in case the patient is symptomatic, it is assumed that this ancient surgery was conducted for treating the girl. In the present manuscript, I am intending to study the allegation to find relevant supporting documentation.
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