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Hazar Merd cave (Silemani) • ئەشكەوتی هەزارمێرد • Eşkewtî Hezarmêrd • كهف هزار ميرد

Meaning 'cave of a thousand men' in Kurdish, this prehistoric cave southwest of Silemani is the second oldest cave in Kurdistan, with remains dating to 50,000 BC.


"Braidwood and Howe recorded its name as Ishkaft Hazar Merd, using the Persian \u0627\u0634\u06a9\u0641\u062a eshkaft for cave (Kurdish \u0626\u06d5\u0634\u0643\u06d5\u0648\u062a e\u015fkewt).\r\n\r\n
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