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Bam Archaeological Mission: a new archaeological research programme in Kerman Province, Iran

  • Benjamin Mutin (a1) (a2) and Omran Garazhian (a3)
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The Bam Archaeological Mission aims to investigate ancient settlement in the Bam-Narmashir region of Iran. Preliminary survey has identified over 200 new archaeological sites, with renewed excavation at the key site of Tell-e Atashi revealing structural evidence of Neolithic occupation.

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