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Janati-Italy

Culture minister stresses enforcement of Iran-Italy cultural MoU

The draft of the memorandum of understanding has been handed to Italian officials for approval, said Ali Jannati.
Iran-Heritage

Home return of 349 historical items biggest gain: Official

The 349 artifacts which were recently returned home from Belgium have been unveiled at the National Museum of Iran with President Rouhani in attendance.
burnt city

Imprinted leather, one of the latest findings in the Burnt City

If future excavations confirm the assumptions of archeologists, the theory about the shrinking and final annihilation of the Burnt City should be fully revised.
Tehran-archaeology

Residence in Tehran dates back to 7,000 years ago

After tests, the 7,000-year-old human skeleton is to be transferred to the National Museum of Iran to be put on display.
Iran classic cars

Iran’s classic cars receive registration documents

A considerable number of the country's 15,000 classic cars have either been scrapped or taken out of the country.
Iran's history

Excavations in Hormozgan unearth early orthography

The archeological excavations in southern province of Hormozgan produced a pottery piece engraved with early orthography and an ancient stamp dating back to the 3rd millennium BC.
Iran-history

Iran to repair historic Dar ul-Funun as tourist attraction: Official

Dar ul-Funun, the first modern institute of higher education in Iran established in 1851 is to be restored; part of the complex will change into a museum of education.
Iran-Biglar Beigi Garden

Renovation of Biglar Beigi Building in Photos

Biglar Beigi Garden, which was registered as a national site in 2002, is undergoing renovation.
Children archaeology

A toy designed to teach children a lesson in archeology

Going through different stages of the magic hill, children will get to know the difficulty that archeologists face in recovering ancient items that go on display in museums.
burnt city

Unique marble jar found in Iran’s Shahr-e Sukhteh

The marble jar was excavated from the grave of a young woman and her child in the Burnt City cemetery.

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