History and Archaeology
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The reliefs that adorn the ancient palaces of Persepolis are considered to be among the most prominent remaining antiquities in the world.
The Live Science website has listed a 73-mile (115-kilometre) stone wall built between 2400 and 1400 years ago in Sarpol-e Zahab in Western Iran among the top archaeological discoveries of the world in 2019.
The Louvre Museum of Paris has played host to a seminar entitled “Sialk, the Heart of Archaeology in Iran”.
Satellite images have helped archaeologists to discover the remains of a stone wall, with a length of about 71 miles (115 km) long, in Sarpol-e Zahab in western Iran.
Handwritten books penned by Muslim authors throughout history bear witness to their attachment to the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad (PBUH).
A team of international archaeologists and restorers who are affiliated with the Archaeology Without Borders foundation has commenced the second season of its activity in Iran’s UNESCO-tagged Persepolis, which was once the ceremonial capital of the mighty Achaemenid Empire.
A large consignment of Achaemenid clay tablets is returning to Iran on Monday night after being held in the US for 80 years, Iranian cultural heritage minister has announced.
Archaeological studies have found traces of early human life in the Iranian city of Bandar Abbas that go back to more than 5,000 years ago.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has praised the key role of ancient civilizations in maintaining peace and security across the world.
More than 50 historical coins and antique items have been confiscated in the city of Ramshir in Khuzestan province, south-western Iran.
A collection of selected works by the National Museum of Iran is being displayed at an exhibition in China.
Historical relics are to be transferred from the city of Alicante in eastern Spain to Iran in order to be displayed in an exhibition due to be held in October this year, an Iranian official said.
Following excavation work during the course of a development project, signs of the ancient quarter of the city of Tabriz in northwestern Iranian province of East Azarbaijan were unearthed.
An Iranian team of archaeologists has discovered remains of Neanderthal horses which date back to 45,000 years ago.
Some plant fossils dating back to several million years ago have been found in north-west of Iran, says the Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department of Meshginshahr in Ardabil province
Kharg or Khark Island is an inhabited island with great economic significance in the Persian Gulf, southern Iran, home to natural, historical beauties.
After three stages of excavations, archaeologists have launched a final exploration mission to discover the lost temple of Laodicea in Iran’s western city of Nahavand in Hamadan province.