Seymareh is name of a ruin area of 200 hectares next to today’s city of Darreh Shahr in south west of Iran, Ilam province. The ruin belongs to an ancient city in late Sassanid era (224 – 651 AD) and is believed to be built on remnants of Elamite’s Capital, Madakto. Historic texts and also recent findings reveal the fact that the city included about 5000 houses with some modern municipal aspects like sewage system. The city was destroyed and deserted after a huge earth quake around 950 AD.
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