The first session of excavations at the Takhchar Abad Hills was done in 2009 which led to the identification of an adobe building, which was completely filled with alternating layers of stone and brick and where the monument was covered with sand from public view.

The second session of Archaeological Ecavations in the Kahnek ancient area with the aim of Archaeological excavations for teaching practices of Archaeology students at the Birjand University on 25/12/2015 was held. In this session, Students in the diggng finished their exploring training in the central area known as the Castle Kahnek.