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11,000 Ancient Objects to Be Returned to Iran from US

Ali-Asghar Mounesan, the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organisation (ICHTO), says eleven thousands of valuable ancient relics belonging to Persepolis will return to the country based on the US Supreme Court’s ruling.

Louvre Museum Urges Rediscovery of Qajar Art

Yannick Lintz, the director of Islamic Art at the Louvre Museum, has hailed the unique features of Persian art during the Qajar era, highlighting the need for conducting further research to rediscover Persian artworks created in the nineteenth century.

Iranian, German Researchers Study Varamin’s Prehistoric Climate

A group of Iranian and German scientists has started the second phase of its joint research into Varamin Plain in southern Tehran with the main goal of understanding the area’s climate in prehistoric eras.

National Day of Isfahan Commemorated with Various Events

The city of Isfahan in central Iran is hosting dozens of cultural events this weekend which mark a national day in the Persian calendar dedicated to the popular tourist destination.
First Joint Habitat of Neanderthals, Homo Sapiens Found in Iran

First Joint Habitat of Neanderthals, Homo Sapiens Found in Iran

Archaeological excavations in a site in Western Iran show the area had been jointly used by the Neanderthals (primary humans) and Homo sapiens (wise humans), and they probably have married together.

Ancient Coins Seized from Smugglers in Southern Iran

43 historical coins belonging to Elymais era have been seized from smugglers in Iran’s southern Khuzestan province.

First Neanderthal Human Tooth Discovered in Iran

A tooth belonging to a Neanderthal child has been discovered in the mountains of Kermanshah province, western Iran.

Iran’s National Museum Hosts ICOFOM Symposium

Iran’s National Museum recently hosted a five-day symposium of the International Committee for Museology also known as ICOFOM in Tehran.

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.

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