History and Archaeology
The latest news and views about history and archaeology
The Se-Kooheh castle in southeastern Iran is among the most important castles of the Islamic era.
The Arg-e Bam or Bam Citadel was almost completely destroyed by an earthquake on December 26, 2003, along with much of the rest of Bam and its environs.
A total of 49 works of ancient art that had been looted and smuggled out of Iran some four decades ago have recently been returned home with the aid of Swiss officials.
The remains of an ancient fortress dating back to the Achaemenid era have been discovered in northeastern Iran.
The World Power Sport Federation (WPSF) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Iran on holding Asian world powerlifting championships at Persepolis, a world-famous historical site in southern Iran
The second skeleton of a young girl dating back to the Parthian era has been dug out in central Iran.
The ruins of Persepolis, located in Iran’s Fars province, is an ancient complex which narrates the nation’s rich culture and civilization.
Remains of over a dozen humans and animals have been unearthed in the ancient ruins of Persepolis in southern Iran.
A precious antique cup has been dug out at Iran’s Hassanlou historical site, which is one of the most important ancient spots in the Iranian plateau with international reputation.
The skeleton of a Parthian woman has been unearthed during archaeological excavations on a historical hill in the central Iranian province of Isfahan.
The first windmills of the world were built around 1,000 years ago in Sistan region, south-eastern Iran.
The Police in Iran’s capital of Tehran have disbanded an antique dealing ring, confiscating 750 antique coins dating back to 3,000 years ago.
Zarbaft is the most exquisite and legendary Persian textile which was once a world-famous fabric.
The Monastery of Saint Thaddeus in north-western Iran is considered by some experts to be the oldest church of the Christian world.
Ancient artefacts belonging to Iran have been handed over to the Iranian representative in Austria via legal formalities.