Kaveh Farrokh VOA interview: Dangers to Tomb of Cyrus

The Tomb of Cyrus at Pasragardae has been the subject of a number of controversies to date. The most recent one pertians to questionable “restoration” methods used by a local Iranian team led by Hassan Rahsaz. The latter was interviewed live along with Kaveh Farrokh in a televised debate in the Voice of America program “Meezgerd ba Shoma” (Roundtable with You) on December 29, 2008:

مصاحبه با دکتر کاوه فرخ و حسن راهساز درباره
وضعيت آرامگاه کورش در پاسارگاد

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Farrokh noted in the interview that the only way to resolve the debates, questions and doubts is to allow neutral 3rd party non-governmental archaeologists and Iranologists from inside of Iran and abroad to visit the site and examine it up close (i.e. Professor David Stronach, Professor Richard Nelson Frye, etc.).

All other pertinent issues are also discussed and revisited in the link below:

http://www.kavehfarrokh.com/articles/endangered-archaeological-sites/pasargarade-are-there-dangers-to-the-cyrus-tomb/