The third chapter of the archeological excavations of “Mersin Chal” cemetery in Semnan province led to the discovery of a Parthian Rhyton made of pottery with the image of a mountain goat belonging to the Parthian period.
According to ISNA, an archeological delegation was sent to the site.
they stated that so far this archeological delegation has succeeded in opening five graves, adding: To date, we excavated three trenches with dimensions of 10 by 10, and with an area of 300 square meters, and found a Parthian Rhyton.
The archaeologist identified the graves in the cemetery as hand-made holes, without the structure of the grave, on which only two stones from above and below are placed as a sign of the grave. According to them, the burials in this cemetery are of the arched type with an east-west direction.
They said: “In the excavated graves, the gravestones or the same gifts that are buried with the deceased, have been a significant amount and most of them are magnificent objects. In a tomb belonging to a lady, along with luxurious objects such as bracelets, bracelets, bracelets, all kinds of pottery in various shapes, a bronze ring with the role of a winged lion and a Parthian Rhyton was discovered, which is unique.
They referred to the other unique object discovered in this cemetery as a takuk made of pottery with the role of a mountain goat with the branches of the Congress and added: This Parthian Rhyton belongs to the Parthian period and 2200 years ago.
The archaeologist said: Other findings of this cemetery include beautiful pottery such as trumpet base, egg floor, flat plates, bronze and iron decorative objects, and all kinds of decorative beads made of stone and Crimean stones.
The objects discovered in the Mersin cemetery are mostly related to the Parthian period and cover the period from the Achaemenid to the Parthian period.