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Louvre Museum to Bring Ancient Civilizations to Tehran

France’s Louvre Museum plans to hold an exhibition of its antiquities and artefacts titled “Louvre in Tehran” in the Iranian capital for the first time in its history, an Iranian cultural heritage official said.
5,000-Year-Old Skull Reveals Iran’s Medical Advances

“5,000-Year-Old Skull Reveals Iran’s Medical Advances”

The unearthing of a skull in an archaeological site known as Burnt City in southeastern Iran has changed the country’s medical history.

Two-Millennia-Old Underground City Unearthed in Iran

After more than a decade of excavations, archaeologists unearthed a two-millennia-old subterranean city in Iran’s Samen, Hamedan Province.
450 Iranian Relics to Go on Display in Germany

450 Iranian Relics to Go on Display in Germany

Director of Iran's Museums and Historical Properties Office Mohammad Reza Kargar announced that nearly 450 historical objects are planned to be but on display in an exhibition in Bonn, Germany later this week.
Golestan Palace's Clock Finally Fixed after 90 Years

Golestan Palace’s Clock Finally Fixed after 90 Years

The clock of Shamsolemareh, the finest edifice on the eastern wing of Golestan Palace and the first high rise in Tehran, started to run after a 90-year slumber.
Sand Storm in Southern Iran Unearths Ancient City (6)

Sand Storm in Southern Iran Unearths Ancient City

A strong sand storm in Kerman province in southern Iran has led to the discovery of a lost ancient city full of historical relics.
Grand Mosque of Urmia(30)

Grand Mosque of Urmia: An Architectural Masterpiece

The Grand Mosque of Urmia in northwestern Iran, which is the city’s congregational mosque (Jāme), is considered an architectural masterpiece dating back to hundreds of years ago.
Iran’s Traditional Soap

Art of Making Iran’s Traditional Soap Registered Nationally

An Iranian cultural official announced that the art of making the traditional soap of Maragheh, a city in northwestern Iran, has been registered in the list of Iran's national intangible cultural heritage items.
MP Warns against Construction Projects Endangering Historical Sites

MP Warns against Construction Projects Endangering Historical Sites

An Iranian lawmaker warned against the construction projects that endanger historical sites, particularly those in central Iranian city of Yazd which threaten an old structure due to be registered as a world heritage site.
Old Iranian Painting Repaired, Displayed in Tehran

Old Iranian Painting Repaired, Displayed in Tehran

An important artwork of the early 19th century has been put on display in a museum in Tehran after a difficult repair process.

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