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burnt city

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.
modern humans in Iran

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.
Tal Ghale Seyfabad

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 Persepolis

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.
Iran-Persepolis

Excavations uncover ancient gate in Persepolis

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

Iran plans to offer Alamut Fortress to UNESCO

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

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 General Conference Hao Ping

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.
Iran-Darband Cave

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.
Iran-Burnt City in World Heritage List of UNESCO

Burnt City, Iran’s 17th entry on World Heritage List of UNESCO

Iran’s Burnt City finally makes it to the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

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