Tuesday, May 24, 2022

History and Archaeology

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.

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.

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.

Unique marble jar found in Iran’s Shahr-e Sukhteh

The marble jar was excavated from the grave of a young woman and her child in the Burnt City cemetery.

International researchers begin to document evidence about the emergence of modern humans in Iran

The key objective of the 5-year archeological project in Kaldar Cave is to develop an understanding of the global position of this region in Paleolithic studies.

Backgammon dug out from 15-century-old dates storage depot

Tal Ghale Seyfabad in the southern city of Kazerun was a trade and economic center in the Sassanid era.

Iran Architecture in Photos: Ancient Forg Castle

Forg Castle is located in a namesake village in eastern province of Southern Khorasan. It is one of Iran's attractions that date back to the Afshar era.

With injection of credit, Persepolis will have a board of trustees: Vice-president

The Iranian government hopes infusion of more funds to Persepolis will help create a board of trustees for the historical site.

Excavations uncover ancient gate in Persepolis

Archeologists have discovered an ancient gate in Persepolis in Tale-Ajori.

Iran plans to offer Alamut Fortress to UNESCO

Iran is planning to apply for UNESCO World Heritage Site status for the Alamut Castle.

UNESCO to put Shush on World Heritage List

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has plans to place Shush, an ancient Iranian city, on the 2015 World Heritage List.

UNESCO’s official visits Kashan historical sites

The President of UNESCO's General Conference, who is in Iran to attend a ceremony to commemorate registration of the Burnt City in the UNESCO's World Heritage List, has visited the historical sites in Kashan.

Humans took up residence in what is Iran today some 230,000 years ago

Darband Caves in Gilan Province with archeological finds as old as the Paleolithic Era can unravel the mystery surrounding early cave dwellers in Iran.

Burnt City, Iran’s 17th Entry on World Heritage List

Shahr-e Sukhteh- the Iranian Burnt City- finally makes it to the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

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