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Extensive study is required to discover the secrets of considerable quantity and quality of the ancient reliefs. Up to this date, however, no valid stylistic analysis on them has been published. What follows are Fars News Agency’s photos of Persepolis reliefs:

Persian Architecture in Photos: Reliefs of Persepolis

The reliefs that adorn the ancient palaces of Persepolis are considered to be among the most prominent remaining antiquities in the world.
Masoudieh Palace; Home to First Iranian Library, Museum (7)

Masoudieh Palace; Home to First Iranian Library, Museum

Masoudieh Palace is an edifice and Persian Garden built during the Qajar era in the historical Square of Baharestan, downtown Tehran.
Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Portuguese Castle in Hormuz Island

Iran to Restore Portuguese Castle of Hormuz Island

The minister of cultural heritage, tourism and handicrafts has approved a plan to renovate the Portuguese castle on the Hormuz Island in southern Iran.

‘Roman Wall’ of Iran among Top 2019 Discoveries: Live Science

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.
Karaftu: Mysterious Cave in Iran Where Heracles Used to Live

Karaftu: Mysterious Cave in Iran Where Heracles Used to Live

Karaftu is the name of a mysterious cave in Iran’s western province of Kurdistan; which has gained fame as the habitat of Greek divine hero Heracles.
Haj-Aqa-Torab Bath (4)

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Haj-Aqa-Torab Bath

Haj-Aqa-Torab Bath, also known as the Twin Bath, is a great portrayal of traditional Iranian-Islamic art.
Ancient Works Discovered in Northern Iran (2)

Ancient Works Discovered in Northern Iran

Three fragments of colourful pots imprinted with images of birds, flowers and inscriptions from the early Islamic era have been discovered in the north of Iran.
Iran, UN-Habitat Sign Agreement on Joint Projects

Iran, UN-Habitat Sign Agreement on Joint Projects

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) have signed an agreement to carry out joint projects on the conservation of cultural heritage.
Achaemenid Pool Discovered in Iran’s Pasargadae

Achaemenid Pool Discovered in Iran’s Pasargadae

Iranian archaeologists have discovered a trapezoidal blue pool dating back to the Achaemenid era in the southern Fars province.
Iranian Musical Instrument Dutar Inscribed as Intangible World Heritage

Iranian Musical Instrument Dutar Inscribed as Intangible World Heritage

The Persian musical instrument “Dutar” has been registered on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)’s List of Intangible World Heritage.