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New artifacts on display in Takht-e Jamshid

New artifacts on display in Takht-e Jamshid

In the Iranian New Year Nowruz of 1397 HS [March 2018], thirty-one new objects from the Achaemenid period will go on display in the Takht-e Jamshid Museum. As reported by Khabar-e Jonub, there are currently around 270 Achaemenid objects at the expert Takht-e Jamshid Museum on display for the public; but, the Museum treasures around 5000 objects dating back to the Achaemenid, Sassanid, and Islamic periods.  

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Mahdi Taremi joined Qatar’s Al-Gharafa FC

Mahdi Taremi joined Qatar’s Al-Gharafa FC

Mahdi Taremi 25, former striker of Persepolis FC in Tehran, joined Qatar Stars League Club, Al-Gharafa. This member of Iran’s national football team since 2015 who had been the top scorer of Iran Premier Football League in two successive seasons, was suspended for four months previously for signing a contract with Rizespor FC of Turkey and later leaving that team; this also brought about a cash fine for Persepolis FC. He has now, finally, joined the Al-Gharafa FC of Qatar.  

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The color of Persepolis

The color of Persepolis

An archaeologist has named six main colors that were used in Persepolis, and said: “For instance, the color red was used in the back of the teeth of lions and bulls’ column capitals.”

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Persepolis & Esteghlal Asian Opponents

Persepolis & Esteghlal Asian Opponents

The AFC Champions League draw 2018 has been held at the Federation head offices. Persepolis, Esteghlal, and Tractor-Sazi team tables have been selected and Zobahan will know its place in the playoffs.  

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Euros 250MM donates by Italian for Persepolis

Euros 250MM donates by Italian for Persepolis

Shiraz University President has announced that an Italian benevolent person will donate euros 250MM for the revival of “Tall-e Ajori” gate in Persepolis, and added: “Over the past decade, “Tall-e Ajori” gate has been studied in collaboration with Bologna University.”  

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Greeks inspired by Persepolis architecture

Greeks inspired by Persepolis architecture

At a meeting with the Head of Cultural Heritage and Tourism Research Center of Iran Seyed Mohammad Beheshti, Alec Ryzhkov Russian Deputy Minister of Culture said the Greeks had been inspired by the architecture of Persepolis in Iran. In this meeting, which took place at the Union of Russian Architects, Ryzhkov said about Persian architecture: “The Persian style of architecture preceded that of Greece, which was then inspired by Persian architecture.”  

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New discovery in Persepolis

New discovery in Persepolis

The seventh season of archaeological excavations in the brickwork area of Takht-e Jamshid [Persepolis] have revealed that the design and plan of the newly discovered gate is based on the design and built of the Babylonian Ishtar Gate. These excavations are aimed at studying the central room and extension wall of the building on the northeastern corner of the gate.  

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Persepolis: best in Iran, 8th in Asia

Persepolis: best in Iran, 8th in Asia

The latest rankings of the world's top football clubs published on footballdatabase.com shows that the Persepolis Club has become Iran’s top football team with 1574 points. Persepolis ranks 8th in Asia and 135th in the world.

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The Golden Eagle rides in with 30 tourists

The Golden Eagle rides in with 30 tourists

The Russian luxury train “Golden Eagle” drove into Iran yesterday 4 November 2017, bringing with it thirty tourists. It will travel to Tehran, Mashhad, Kerman, Rine, Yazd, Isfahan, Sa’adat Shahr, Shiraz, Kashan, Qom, Arak, Shush, Garmsar, Veresk, and Pol Sefid.  

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“Tehran Derby” among top five in the world

“Tehran Derby” among top five in the world

The UK website realsports101.com has reviewed the top derbies in the world and named the “Tehran Derby” as the fifth most important one in the world. according to the report, the first four include El Clacio Spain (Real Madrid - Barcelona), Old Firm Glasgow Scotland (Glasgow Rangers-Celtic), Superclasico Buenos Aires Argentina (Boca Juniors - River Plate), and the Intercontinental Derby Istanbul Turkey (Galatasaray - Fenerbahce).  

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“Travel to Persia” photo Exhibition in Spain

“Travel to Persia” photo Exhibition in Spain

The Cultural Attaché of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Spain, in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art and the local government of Extremadura, have organized a photo exhibition entitled "Travel to Persia" which opened yesterday 29 October 2017 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Badajoz.  

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