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International researchers begin to document evidence about the emergence of modern...

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:...

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

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...

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.