Excavations at Konar Sandal in the Region of Jiroft in the Halil Basin: First Preliminary Report (2002–2008)

  title={Excavations at Konar Sandal in the Region of Jiroft in the Halil Basin: First Preliminary Report (2002–2008)},
  author={Youssef Madjidzadeh and Holly Pittman},
  pages={103 - 69}
Abstract Massive looting in 2000 drew the attention of Iranian archaeologists to the important Bronze Age archaeological sites in the region of Jiroft. The preliminary results of five seasons of excavation at two of the largest sites, Konar Sandal South and Konar Sandal North are presented here. Results of this work include the exposure of monumental architecture on the Citadel and domestic and industrial architecture in the lower town of Konar Sandal South. Radiocarbon dates, monumental… 
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