Images of the wake of prominent Iranian archeologist Professor Adl in Tehran.
Professor Shahriar Adl, a well-known Iranian archeologist, writer, and scholar was laid to rest in a burial plot at Tehran’s Behesht-e Zahra Cemetery dedicated to prominent figures.
The late Adl, the head of the International Scientific Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), died of a heart attack in Paris on June 21.
Earlier there were speculations that the body of Professor Adl might be taken to Herat, Afghanistan to be buried alongside his ancestor.
The following images of the burial have been issued by Tasnim News Agency: