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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.
Iran-Bam citadel

Bam Citadel in photos, 11 years after killer earthquake

The historical Bam Citadel in photos eleven years after the 2003 earthquake.
Stolen Iranian antiques returned from Belgium

Stolen Iranian antiques returned from Belgium

Following a Belgian court ruling, 349 Iranian artifacts dating back millennia have been sent back to Iran.
Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System in photos

Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System, which is a collection of dams, tunnels, ancillary canals and watermills in Shushtar, Khuzestan Province, shows how Iranians in the Achaemenid Era used to provide water to the city.
Rock castle of Sirjan

Rock castle of Sirjan in Kerman Province in photos

Qaleh Sang (rock castle) of Sirjan in Kerman Province goes back to the Sassanid Era.
law

Belgian Court Orders Return of Smuggled Antiquities to Iran

The historical objects, dating back to 2000 B.C., had been discovered by a French woman and were later smuggled out of Iran by a Belgian diplomat.
modern humans in Iran

International researchers begin to document evidence about the emergence of modern humans in Iran

The key objective of the 5-year archeological project in Kaldar Cave is to develop an understanding of the global position of this region in Paleolithic studies.
Tal Ghale Seyfabad

Backgammon dug out from 15-century-old dates storage depot

Tal Ghale Seyfabad in the southern city of Kazerun was a trade and economic center in the Sassanid era.
manuscripts

Some 2 million Iranian manuscripts are in poor conditions abroad

The National Library chief says his organization needs money to buy back the Iranian manuscripts which are kept in poor conditions in other countries.

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