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Saturday, 20 April 2013 13:19

Architectural Evolution

With a history of thousands of years, Iranian architecture has encompassed a variety of structures from peasant huts, teahouses and garden pavilions to some of the most beautiful and majestic …
Monday, 08 April 2013 12:21

Kariz: Ancient Water System

Kariz (also known as qanat) is an ancient water supply system that can be described as one of the biggest contributions made by Iranians to hydraulics. This system must have …
Shiraz’s ancient trading district is comprised of several bazaars dating from different periods.
Monday, 25 February 2013 09:41

House of Archeology Opens

Iran’s House of Archeology has been inaugurated in the house of late Iranian writer, translator and novelist Jalal Al-e-Ahmad in Tehran.
Saturday, 02 February 2013 13:39

Gonbad-e Qabous: Outstanding Islamic Monument

Qabous Tower, located in the northeastern Iranian city Gonbad-e Qabous, is the tallest baked-brick tower in the world.
The Mausoleum of Oljaytu was constructed in 1302-12 in the city of Soltaniyeh, the capital of Ilkhanid Dynasty, which was founded by the Mongols.
Monday, 28 January 2013 09:35

Takht-e Soleyman

The archeological site of Takht-e Soleyman is situated in a mountainous valley in northwestern Iran.
Saturday, 26 January 2013 15:01

Kerman: Valuable Architecture

Kerman city is located 1,755 meters above sea-level on the outskirt of Lut Desert.
Tuesday, 22 January 2013 08:35

Tabriz Bazaar: Architectural Tour de Force

The historical bazaar of Tabriz in East Azarbaijan province is one of the oldest bazaars of Middle East and an Iranian architectural masterpiece.
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 16:11

New discoveries at Bam Citadel

Archeologists recently reported the discovery of ancient altars in Afraz area (Bam Fault) and the identification of the first layers of Arg-e Bam’s ancient defensive wall.
Monday, 07 January 2013 13:47

Unique architecture of ancient villages

There are villages with many stairs, mountainous roads, and rocky paths. But, they have unique architecture.
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 13:28

Call for establishing global archeology hub

Iran should be turned into a hub of archeology in the world, said the head of Research Center of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO).
The 11th Annual Symposium of Iranian Archaeology opened at the National Museum of Iran in Tehran on Saturday.
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 16:16

Isfahan’s Imam Mosque: Architectural Treasure

Located on the southern side of Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan, Imam Mosque (Masjid-e Imam) is one of the finest and the most stunning buildings in the world.
Monday, 08 October 2012 14:23

Archeological accord With German institute

The Research Center of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) and German Archaeological Institute have signed a five-year agreement on Oct. 4.
Tuesday, 11 September 2012 13:58

Achaemenid Architecture

Under the Achaemenid Dynasty, the Persian Empire comprised Iran, Mesopotamia, Syria, Egypt, Asia Minor with its Greek towns and some islands, Central Asia, Caucasus, Thrace and parts of India.
Monday, 10 September 2012 13:52

Andimeshk: Civilizational Bridge

Khuzestan province is a plain that has been a cradle of civilization. Greeks called it Suziana.
Tuesday, 14 August 2012 06:55

Construction materials unearthed in Siraf

During an underwater excavation project, archaeologists uncover some construction materials at the historical port city of Siraf on the coasts of the Persian Gulf.
Tuesday, 24 July 2012 12:42

Iran to hold intl. archeology confab

The National Museum of Iran is slated to host the 11th edition of the country’s International Archeology Conference in the capital city of Tehran.
Tuesday, 24 July 2012 12:33

US, Iranian team excavate Siraf

A team of American and Iranian archaeologists has launched underwater excavations at the historical port of Siraf in the Persian Gulf.