Hajji Firuz Tepe

Uncovering the Earliest Winemakers in History

Hajji Firuz Tepe The earliest sign of winemaking in Hajji Firuz Tepe traces back to a Neolithic village in modern-day Iran. Archaeologists of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology excavated the […]

October 26

October 26, 1943: On this day Sir Marc Aurel Stein, a Hungarian-born British archaeologist, died in Kabul, Afghanistan. Back in 1936, Stein had become the first individual to undertake excavations at Hajji Firuz Tepe, […]


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