Ancient Iran



  • باستان شناسی 2018-01-05 16:00

    German archeologists due in Iran to better recognize Iranian ancient history

    TEHRAN, Jan. 05 (MNA) – A group of German archeologists will visit Iran in Nov. 2018 in order to better recognize Iranian age-old history.

  • تپه 7000 ساله پوستچی شیراز 2017-12-13 20:27

    Ancient mound to be excavated after 80 years

    TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (MNA) – Eighty years ago renowned archaeologist Sir Aurel Stein conducted surveys in western Iran, and the Girairan mound was one of the sites. Iranian archaeologists are going to excavate the place after 80 years.

  • طوفان شن ، شهر باستانی را از دل زمین بیرون آورد 2017-04-05 11:18

    By: Laleh Khajoei

    Sandstorm bares ancient city in Kerman

    FAHRAJ, Apr. 05 (MNA) – Heavy sandstorm in the city of Fahraj, Kerman province, led to the emergence of a large part of an ancient city in Negin desert. Pieces of pottery, bones and brick walls are seen in the ancient area.

  • گردشگران نوروزی در قلعه رودخان 2017-03-27 21:07

    By: Hamid Vakili

    Roudkhan castle

    RASHT, Mar. 27 (MNA) – Roudkhan ancient castle is one of unique historical sites which is located in the middle of intact forests of northern Iran. Many Iranian and foreign tourists walk long, green routes to visit the construction and enjoy its scenes.

  • تپه تاریخی 2016-12-01 13:47

    Ancient hills awaiting UNESCO recognition

    ILAM, Dec. 01 (MNA) – Six ancient hills possibly site of great civilizations in the southwest still await UNESCO World Heritage List.

  • رونمایی ازاسکلت۷۵۰۰ساله شازند 2016-09-28 16:32

    8-millennial man’s skeleton goes on public display

    ARAK, Sep. 28 (MNA) – Arak Museum of Antiquities has put the skeleton of an 8-millenial man unearthed during excavations in Shazand earlier this month.

  • کارگاه مرمت اثار باستانی در کرمان 2016-09-18 15:26

    By: Mohsen Rajabpour

    Restoration workshop in Kerman

    TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) – Restoration workshop in Kerman reconstructs historic monuments, including ancient shrine of Shah Nimatullah Wali, who was a Sufi Master and poet from the 14th and 15th centuries.

  • SW001-5.jpg 2016-09-10 14:21

    Pottery uncovered in Iron Age cemetery hill in Qazvin

    QAZVIN, Sep. 10 (MMA) – Pottery have been found during excavations in an Iron Age cemetery hill in Qazvin with a new ancient tomb emerging from underground.

  • جشن رونمایی از محوطه باستانی ازبکی 2016-08-29 14:29

    VIDEO: Footprints of 1st Aryan kings on Uzbeki Ancient Hill

    KARAJ, Aug. 29 (MNA) – 9-millennia-old Uzbeki Ancient Hill, located 50km west of Alborz province, dates back to the end of the 7th millennium up to the Islamic period. The site which was inaugurated on Monday is awaiting inscription on UNESCO World Heritage List.

  • جشن رونمایی از محوطه باستانی ازبکی 2016-08-29 12:30

    Uzbeki Ancient Hill privately inaugurated

    KARAJ, Aug. 29 (MNA) – Uzbeki Ancient Hill, some 9 millennia old, in Nazarabad, Alborz province, is in the queue for registration in UNESCO World Heritage Site. It will soon be open to the public after it was inaugurated only by local government authorities on Monday.

  • حمام قديمي 2016-08-09 15:40

    Basement bathroom unearthed in Yazd

    YAZD, Aug. 09 (MNA) – A professor of the Faculty of Arts and Architecture, University of Yazd has announced a 200-year-old bathroom in the basement of a Qajar-era building has been uncovered.

  • شهر سوخته سیستان 2016-07-26 20:15

    Sculpture of ancient woman with prosthetic eyes to be erected

    KERMAN, Jul. 26 (MNA) – An archaeologist in Kerman has said her team has provided the conditions for any artist to erect the sculpture of Burnt City’s ancient women which had reportedly prosthetic eyes.

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    Archaeologists discover graves belonging to Parthian era in Amlash

    RASHT, Jul. 18 (MNA) – The second season of field research on an ancient settlement and cemetery in Amlash, Gilan province, led to the discovery of 14 graves dating back to Parthian and Sassanid eras.

  • کراپ‌شده - ارگ بم 2016-05-25 19:25

    Bam Citadel to open to public after 13 years

    KERMAN, May 25 (MNA) – The world’s largest adobe building has only recently been finding its past glory after reconstruction of its most beautiful part which is planned to be opened to interested public.

  • اورامانات 2016-04-09 19:34

    Relics of ancient six-millennia-old village uncovered

    SANANDAJ, Apr. 09 (MNA) – Archaeologists in western province of Kurdistan have uncovered remains of a village, probably settled during sixth millennia BC, several miles from Sanandaj.

  • us 2016-01-26 21:17

    By: Reza Matin

    Iran's 9m yrs old fossils finally return home from US!

    TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) – After a decades-long legal dispute with the US over the return of 3000 ancient fossils uncovered in Maragheh, Iran, the 9 million years old fossils finally returned home. The forssils were taken to the US prior to the 1979 Islamic Revolution for academic studies and were to return home within 6 to 12 months.

  • کشف اشیای سفالی تاریخی در ایستگاه متروی میدان تختی اصفهان 2015-10-19 21:14

    By: Abbas Poustin Dooz

    Historical objects discovered in Isfahan subway excavations

    ISFAHAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) – Subway workers discovered valuable potteries and ceramic objects belonging to the Seljuk period at a depth of six meters underground, thanks to the excavations undertaken in the construction of the Isfahan subway.

  • شهر تاریخی بیشاپور در کازرون 2015-09-15 09:06

    Bishapur historical site reopened

    SHIRAZ, Sep. 15 (MNA) – Provincial officials of ICHHTO in Fars Province of Iran reopened the third most important historical site in southern Iran.