Great Mansion of Ilkhanid Era Found Near Tehran

The excavation of Khatounlar hill in Mehrdasht Village of Malard County in Iran’s Alborz province has led to the discovery of precious remains of a large building from the Seljuk and Ilkhanid period.

Ancient Persian Artifacts Held in US for Decades Return to Iran 

A large consignment of Achaemenid clay tablets is returning to Iran on Monday night after being held in the US for 80 years, Iranian cultural heritage minister has announced.

Evidence of Early Humans Discovered in Southern Iran

Archaeological studies have found traces of early human life in the Iranian city of Bandar Abbas that go back to more than 5,000 years ago.

14 Countries Attending Silk Road Conference in Iran

The International Silk Road Conference has begun its work in the Iranian city of Hamadan, with forty guests from 14 countries attending the weeklong event.

Italians to Make Documentary about Kermanshah Historical Works

Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Department of Iran’s Kermanshah Province has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Sapienza University of Rome to produce a documentary about ten historical monuments in the western Iranian province.

ICOMOS to Assess Iran’s Rail Corridor for Recognition as Industrial Heritage

Tehran says representatives of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) will do a field survey on Iran’s cross-country rail corridor in order to register it as the country’s first industrial heritage.

Iran to Host Exhibition of 300 Historical Spanish Artworks

After the “Iran: The Cradle of Civilisation” exhibition was held at the Archaeological Museum of Alicante in eastern Spain, 300 selected artifacts from ancient Spain have arrived in Tehran to be displayed at the National Museum of Iran next week.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Kharaqan Twin Towers

The historical twin towers of Kharaqan are located one kilometre away from Hessar village in Avaj county, Qazvin province.

Iran President Introduces Two New Ministerial Picks to Parliament

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has introduced two new picks to the parliament for the ministries of education and cultural heritage, putting them to the vote of lawmakers.

Germany to Host Exhibition of Iranian Ceramic Heritage

The Bumiller Collection - Studio X-Berg in Berlin, an affiliate of the Bamberg University Museum of Islamic Art, is to host an Exhibition of Iranian Ceramic Heritage as of September.

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