A group of fabric designers have created a collection inspired by motifs used on pottery previously discovered at the 7500-year-old Sialk Tepe near the central Iranian city of Kashan.
A 5000-year-old water system has been unearthed during the second season of a rescue excavation project at the Farash ancient historical site at the Seimareh Dam reservoir area in western Iran.
Iranian ancient city of Shush is slated to be offered to the UNESCO for a possible inscription on the World Heritage list of the organization.
A ceremony was held in Ege (Aegean) University in Izmir (Turkey) to commemorate famous Iranian poets and top literary figures including Hakim Abolqasem Ferdowsi, Omar Khayyam and Saˈdi.
Photos: Tomb of Persian Poet Omar Khayyam in Neishabour.Omar Khayyam was a Persian polymath, philosopher, mathematician, astronomer and poet. He also wrote treatises on mechanics, geography, mineralogy, music, and Islamic theology.
The incumbent Director-General of UNESCO has said the organization will participate in Persepolis repair and maintenance.
National Day of Saadi Commemorated in Iran. Saadi is known as a poetry both in and outside of Iran for his enticing choice of word, ethical and social teachings.
American scholar of Iranian and Central Asian studies, professor Richard Nelson Frye has passed away at the age of 94.