Iranian and German archaeologists have discovered the remains of a city belonging to the Achaemenid and Medieval times during their excavations in North Khorasan Province, northeast of Iran.

The city was discovered near Rivi hill.  The historical Rivi hill is located 3 kilometres west of Ashkhaneh in North Khorasan.

This historical site was registered in 1967 as a national heritage site, and the first phase of archaeological explorations was started in 2012.

A cemetery and works from the Bronze Age to more contemporary eras as well as the remains of a city of the Median and Achaemenid period have also been found at this site.

What follows are the photos of excavation process retrieved from IRNA:

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