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Ancient Artefacts Seized from Smugglers in Southern Iran

An Iranian official says a number of antiquities belonging to the third millennium BCE have been discovered and reclaimed in southern Iran in an anti-smuggling operation.

Ancient Brick Structure Found Near Tehran

Recent excavations in the ancient city of Rey in southern Tehran have resulted in the discovery of brick structures belonging to early Islamic centuries and the broken dishes of the Seljuk era.

Historic Cemetery of Khoshkrud; Amazing Site in Western Iran

The Iranian village of Khoshkrud in Kermanshah province, western Iran, is home to a historical cemetery which dates back to about four hundred years ago.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Yazd Water Museum

Kolahdoozha House or the Water Museum of Yazd is famous for its astonishing Qajari architecture and other unique features.

Ancient Pottery Kiln Found in Southern Tehran

Archaeologists have found a pottery kiln built in early post-Islamic era in Iran’s Shahr-e Rey, describing it as one of the most important evidence of the significance of the city during pre-Islamic times.

Iran Celebrates UNESCO’s Inscription of Polo as Iranian Heritage

In a ceremony in Tehran, Iran marked the inscription of its ancient sport polo as an Iranian intangible cultural heritage by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Tehran’s Coin Museum; Richest of Its Kind in Mideast

The Museum of Coin or the Coin Gallery of Sepah Bank, located in downtown Tehran, is one of the largest and most valuable coin collections whose items date back to 2,700 years ago.

5,000-Year-Old Antiques Found in Southern Iran

Iranian police forces have found at least three antique pieces dating back to 5,000 years ago in the southern city of Jiroft in Kerman Province.

Ancient Castle in Western Iran Boasts Fabulous Architecture

The Mirgholam Hashemi castle is one of the ancient castles located in western Iran, dating back to more than a century ago.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Museum of Rural Cultural Heritage

The Rural Heritage Museum in northern Iranian Gilan province is the country's only open-air museum set up to preserve rural culture and architecture.

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