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Mummy Found in Southern Tehran May Belong to Former Shah!

A mummified body found in Shahr-e Rey in southern Tehran is assumed to be the body of the ex-king of Iran Reza Shah Pahlavi.

4,000-Year-Old Skeletons of Mother, Infant on Show in Iran

The intact skeletons of a mother and her infant dating back to 4,000 years ago are on display at a museum in the eastern Iranian province Semnan.

Tehran Hosts Exhibition of Qajar Era Artworks

An exhibition of various works by prominent Iranian artists during the Qajar era has opened in Malek National Museum in capital Tehran.

Italy Returns Historical Headstone to Iran

The Italian Police have confiscated a 17th-century headstone smuggled out of Iran and handed it over to the Islamic Republic’s embassy in Rome.

Mashhad to Host Louvre Exhibit after End of Tehran Show

An exhibition of artworks on loan from the Louvre will be held in the city of Mashhad, northeastern Iran, after the end of the show in the capital Tehran, said a senior Iranian official.

Iran’s Kerman Province Home to Globally-Registered Qanats

Kerman province in southeastern Iran is home to hundreds of qanats through which underground waters have long been extracted by local people.

Newly-Discovered Rock Carvings Prove Ancient History of Boxing in Iran

Researchers have recently found some ancient engravings in the city of Khomeyn in Iran’s Markazi Province that show boxing competitions used to be held in Persia thousands of years ago.

Street in Tehran Finally Named after Eminent PM Mosaddeq

After long debates over the naming of an important part of Tehran after Iran’s most famous prime minister, the City Council finally changed Tehran’s Naft (oil) street to Mohammad Mosaddeq, the man who nationalized Iran’s oil industry.

Exhibit of Iranian Antiquities to Open in Netherlands

An exhibition showcasing hundreds of Iranian historic items is to open in the Netherlands shortly after the end of an exhibit of Qajar era artworks and relics in France.

Susa Museum; A Gem Located in Southern Iran

The Archaeological Museum of Susa is located in the ancient city of Susa in Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran, which is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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