Tomb

  • Tomb of Sheikh Taj Al-din in Astara

    By: Mehdi Hosseinnejadi

    Tomb of Sheikh Taj Al-din in Astara

    ASTARA, May 21 (MNA) – The tomb of Sheikh Taj Al-din Mahmud Khivi is located in Astara, Gilan province, north of Iran. It is related to the early centuries of the post-Islamic era of the Ilkhan dynasty. It is built from stone and brick, this tomb stands six meters tall. It was registered as a National Heritage Site in 1974.

  • VIDEO: 4,400-year-old tomb discovered in Egypt

    VIDEO: 4,400-year-old tomb discovered in Egypt

    TEHRAN, Dec. 17 (MNA) – A more than 4,000-year-old private tomb containing "exceptionally well-preserved" drawings has been discovered south of Cairo, according to Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities. The tomb belonged to a royal purification priest known as Wahtye. Inscriptions suggested the priest had served during the reign of King Nefer-Ir-Ka-Re and was the king's supervisor and inspector of the holy boat.