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Kerman Qanats

Kerman qanats up for global registration

A cultural heritage official in Kerman Province has said that Iran has submitted to UNESCO three qanats in Kerman as its nominees for the World Heritage List.
4200-year-old Zoroastrian grave

A 4,200-year-old Zoroastrian grave found in northeastern Iran

The recent finds have revealed that Persian tribes took up residence in Bojnourd at least 4,200 years ago.
Sepandarmazgan

Sepandarmazgan, Persian Feast to Respect Women, Earth, Life

Iranians celebrate Sepandarmazgan in which women, the Earth and life which all have one thing in common – reproduction – are respected and praised.
Janati-Italy

Culture minister stresses enforcement of Iran-Italy cultural MoU

The draft of the memorandum of understanding has been handed to Italian officials for approval, said Ali Jannati.
Iran-Heritage

Home return of 349 historical items biggest gain: Official

The 349 artifacts which were recently returned home from Belgium have been unveiled at the National Museum of Iran with President Rouhani in attendance.
burnt city

Imprinted leather, one of the latest findings in the Burnt City

If future excavations confirm the assumptions of archeologists, the theory about the shrinking and final annihilation of the Burnt City should be fully revised.
Tehran-archaeology

Residence in Tehran dates back to 7,000 years ago

After tests, the 7,000-year-old human skeleton is to be transferred to the National Museum of Iran to be put on display.
Iran classic cars

Iran’s classic cars receive registration documents

A considerable number of the country's 15,000 classic cars have either been scrapped or taken out of the country.
Iran's history

Excavations in Hormozgan unearth early orthography

The archeological excavations in southern province of Hormozgan produced a pottery piece engraved with early orthography and an ancient stamp dating back to the 3rd millennium BC.
Iran-history

Iran to repair historic Dar ul-Funun as tourist attraction: Official

Dar ul-Funun, the first modern institute of higher education in Iran established in 1851 is to be restored; part of the complex will change into a museum of education.