Morteza JAHANGARDI / Naser Hafezi MOGHADDAS / Omran GRAZHIAN
(Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran)
Keywords: GPR, Tepe Damghani, Bronze Age, Geomorphology
The pre historical site Tepe Damghani of Sabzevar is located at NE of Iran in Khorasan- E- Razavi province. This 110 hactares vast site is the cultural index of Bronze Age in Great Khorasan that consists of various periods from the third Millennium BC to the dawn of history.
For rescuing this site located at Sabzevar modern city, so far three excavation seasons has been carried out with stratigraphy and site boarders determination. For increasing the speed of rescuing process of vast site carried out Ground Penetrating radar (GPR) studies with 250MHz antenna for the first time in three separated parts of this site which confirmed previous archaeological findings and resulted in discovering cultural layers and structures and in addition to that, the boundary between cultural and natural layers was recognized.