Buried Beneath the Sand, The Ziggurat of Jiroft May be Largest and Oldest of its Kind in the World
The Ziggurat of Jiroft, known also as the Konar
Sandal Ziggurat, is an ancient monument located in Jiroft in the southern
Iranian province of Kerman, a place that some say is Iran’s cradle of civilization.
This ziggurat was discovered in 2002, and it has been reported that it is the
second ziggurat to be found in Iran, the first being the Chogha Zanbil
Ziggurat. According to some sources, the Ziggurat of Jiroft is the largest and
oldest structure of its kind in the world.