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Friday, 15 November 2013 13:31

Foreign archeologists eye Iranian sites

A large number of foreign archeologists are willing to undertake activities in the ancient sites of Iran, Iran Daily reported.
An Iranian archaeologist has said that Parsa, an ancient capital of the Achaemenids, had been renamed Persepolis by local rulers after the Achaemenid period.   “A Parsi tribe was living …
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 14:57

US archeological ties proposed

The information related to Achaemenid clay tablets, presently being kept in the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, will be made available to the public, said director of the …
A survey, which shows designs of the name of Imam Ali (AS) in the Islamic Iranian architecture, has recently been published.
Monday, 14 October 2013 14:13

Prehistoric site discovered in Kurdestan

A large ancient enclosure, dating back to Paleolithic Age, has been discovered in Kurdestan province.
Wednesday, 02 October 2013 12:32

Falak-ol-Aflak Castle

Falak-ol-Aflak Castle, known in ancient times as Dezbaz and Shapour-Khast, is one of the most impressive castles of Iran.
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 12:38

Kerman Caravansaries

Kerman province has many caravansaries, as it was located on the ancient Silk Road.
A restoration plan for the Tabriz Bazaar in the northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz has won one of the five Aga Khan Awards for Architecture, organizers have announced.
Monday, 02 September 2013 13:55

Niasar Fire Temple: A unique Sassanid monument

The Niasar Fire Temple is a structure with a dome over a rock at the highest point of Niasar Village, located 28 kilometers west of Kashan city, Isfahan province.
The heat is blistering in the south, on the edge of the Great Desert. High chimneys acting as air-vents bring some comfort to these dwellings.
Saturday, 03 August 2013 12:35

Seb Castle: Attractive Monument

Seb Castle is a historical monument located in Sistan-Baluchistan province. It has played a significant role in the region throughout its glorious past.
The Center for Iranian Photographers has organized a competition on the theme of inscriptions installed on frontispieces and over the entrances of buildings in traditional Iranian architecture, Tehran Times reported.
Now only an imposing brick ruin, Ayvan-e Kasra is the most famous of all Sasanian monuments and a landmark in the history of architecture.
Kharaghan Towers are mausoleums that, according to its inscription, were built in 1093 CE.
Wednesday, 24 July 2013 08:22

Ghiasieh School most beautiful

Ghiasieh School of Khargard, located 5 km from Khaf, Khorasan Razavi province, is the most undamaged edifice dating back to Teimurid Dynasty.
Iran is home to one of the world’s oldest continuous civilizations, with historical and urban settlements dating back to 4000 BC.
Iranian bazaars are historical and cultural attractions.
Tuesday, 25 June 2013 11:24

Ganjali Khan Bath: Architectural Feat

Ganjali Khan was a well-known ruler during the reign of Shah Abbas of Safavid Dynasty.
Saturday, 01 June 2013 12:35

Kordasht Bath: Architectural Treasure

Kordasht Bath is a historical building located in the central part of Jolfa in East Azerbaijan province.
Monday, 22 April 2013 12:02

Int’l Archeology Confab planned

An international archeology conference, to be attended by domestic and foreign archeologists, will be held in Jiroft, Kerman province, from April 27-28.