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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.
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.

9,000-Year-Old Ozbaki Ancient Hill Inaugurated in Iran

Ozbaki Ancient Hill, which dates back to some 9,000 years ago, is located in Nazarabad, Alborz province, and is in the interim list for registration in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It will soon become open...

World Tour – 7000 Years of Iranian Art

The head of Iran’s Museum Administration Board spoke about exhibitions which will celebrate 7000 Years of Iranian Art, and will be held in Germany, Austria, France, Italy, India, Mexico, Singapore and the USA.

Iran’s Eight-Million-Year-Old Fossils Unveiled after Returning Home from US

Iran’s ancient fossils, which had been sent to the US some 40 years ago for studies and were returned home after Tehran won a decades-long legal dispute with Washington, were unveiled in the Iranian capital.

7,000 Year-old Female Body Found in Tehran is Infected

Experts at the Health Faculty of the Tehran University of Medical Sciences have carried out a scientific examination of the remains of a 7,000 year-old body of a female resident of ancient Tehran. Test results...
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7,000-year-old skeleton goes on display (PHOTOS)

The skeleton and 34 other items found in excavations on Mowlavi Street will remain on display for 50 days.
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4,600-year-old grave unearthed in Burnt City

The discovery of an ancient grave of a 40-year old woman, which dates back to 4,600 years, has registered a new record in the history of Iran’s excavations.
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A month-long trip around Iran to take selfies

A young Iranian man makes a film of selfies he has taken at different historical sites and his video goes viral on the Internet.
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Ancient earthenware excavated in subway station in Isfahan (PHOTOS)

During construction work to install the ventilation ducts of a subway station, a number of ancient pottery vessels have been discovered in Isfahan.

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