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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.

Dutch Antiques on Show in Iran National Museum

A collection of Dutch antiquities and artworks are on show at the Muslim Era section of the National Museum of Iran in Tehran.

Remnants of 20-Million-Year-Old Elephant Tusks Unearthed in Iran

The remnants of two Proboscidean fossils including two elephant tusks have been unearthed in Iran’s northwestern city of Ardabil, said the General Director of Ardabil’s Department of Environment.

Iranian Museum of Medical History Internationally Recognized

The Persian Gulf Museum of History of Medicine in the southern province of Bushehr has been registered as the second medical museum of Iran at the International Council of Museums.

President Rouhani Takes Back Ancient Iranian Artefact from US

Iran’s president said he has brought a historical artifact back to the country from the US after his trip to the United Nations.

Ancient Graves, Remains Discovered in Iran’s Kashan

Archaeological excavations in a village in Isfahan province have led to the discovery of 12 graves, and remnants of the Bronze to Iron ages, grey pottery, and stone and agate beads.

US Gives Iran Back $1.2m Ancient Bas-Relief

On the orders of a New York Supreme Court judge, a $1.2-million ancient Persian bas-relief has been handed back to Iran after more than 80 years of changing hands among smugglers, Press TV reports.

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