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Iranian Art of Tobafi to Be Inscribed by World Crafts Council

The World Crafts Council is considering registering an Iranian fabric-weaving art known as Tobafi, which is one of the major handicraft skills and traditional arts of South Khorasan province in northeastern Iran.

Remains of 2,700-Year-Old City Discovered in Iran

Iranian and German archaeologists have discovered the remains of a city belonging to the Achaemenid and Medieval times during their excavations in North Khorasan Province, northeast of Iran.
First Joint Habitat of Neanderthals, Homo Sapiens Found in Iran

First Joint Habitat of Neanderthals, Homo Sapiens Found in Iran

Archaeological excavations in a site in Western Iran show the area had been jointly used by the Neanderthals (primary humans) and Homo sapiens (wise humans), and they probably have married together.

Ancient Coins Seized from Smugglers in Southern Iran

43 historical coins belonging to Elymais era have been seized from smugglers in Iran’s southern Khuzestan province.

First Neanderthal Human Tooth Discovered in Iran

A tooth belonging to a Neanderthal child has been discovered in the mountains of Kermanshah province, western Iran.

Iran’s National Museum Hosts ICOFOM Symposium

Iran’s National Museum recently hosted a five-day symposium of the International Committee for Museology also known as ICOFOM in Tehran.

Kordolia: A Unique Ancient Underground City in Heart of Iran

The Kordolia underground city, located in the town of Tiran in Isfahan province, central Iran, is one of the world’s most unique subterranean cities.

Historical Tombstones of Poles Removed to Be Smuggled out of Iran

Certain individuals have possibly been trying to smuggle out of Iran old tombstones of Poles at an historical cemetery in the capital, Tehran.

1,200-Year-Old Relics Discovered in Iran’s Ilam Province

Dozens of historical objects dating back to 1,200 years ago have been discovered in the village of Sarab-e Kalan in Ilam province, western Iran, during archaeological excavations, officials say.

In Pictures: Modern Tehran vs Old Tehran

222 years ago, Tehran was selected by Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar as the centre of the Iranian government. But the city was officially named as the capital city later on October 6, 1907, after the Constitutional revolution.

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