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Persia, known today as Iran, is about 3,700 miles (5,950 kilometers) from Siberia, an area of Russia. How ancient Persians ended up there is a mystery yet to be solved after researchers unearthed a medieval burial site in the Siberian permafrost. The head of the lone body, that of a child, was covered by a bronze bowl thought to have originated in Persia.

Read more about the Persian bowl found in Siberia.

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