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Al Jazeera: Iran is a safe, welcoming country for tourists

Al Jazeera: Iran is a safe, welcoming country for tourists

Iran is a beautiful country that may not be heard except in politics and crises. It is also the country of tourism, travel and travel. It is the country of nature, the four seasons and the archeological sites that witness the history of Persia and its ancient civilization.

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German support for archaeological studies in Iran

German support for archaeological studies in Iran

The Head of the German archaeological team in the Rivi region has said: “Agreement has been reached for the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation, DFG) to provide financial support for excavations at this site for a period of six years.”

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First sapien common settlement found in Iran

First sapien common settlement found in Iran

Professor at Cambridge University and head of the archaeological excavation site of Baveh Yevan has said: “Studies in Baveh Yevan, Kermanshah, western Iran, have revealed that this site was a common settlement shared by Homosapiens and Neanderthals. This is a first find of its kind in the world, showing a common settlement between the two human species.”

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London conference decision on Tappeh Sialk

London conference decision on Tappeh Sialk

At the end of a two-day conference in London organized by the Iran Heritage Foundation (IHF) in association with The British Institute of Persian Studies (BIPS) on “Tappeh Sialk and Ancient Kashan Revisited”, a unanimous decision was made to set up an advisory committee of experts, scholars, and archaeologists for the protection of this historic region of Iran. IHF in England, The National Museum of Iran, and the Louvre in France will be working together towards this goal.  

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Expecting mother of 4000 years

Expecting mother of 4000 years

A 4000-year old expecting woman has been resting in peace in the historic baths of Semnan for over 20 years. The lady of Tappeh Hessar remains are one of a kind narration of burial rituals in ancient Persia on display in the Hazrat or Pahneh baths in Semnan.  

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La Septima: Tehran a fascinating city

La Septima: Tehran a fascinating city

The Italian La Septima has introduced Tehran in its tourism column as an attractive, touristic city, saying: “Tehran is one of the world’s attractive cities for tourists in an ancient region close to Mesopotamia.”  

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Rock motifs of 5000 years discovered in Meymeh

Rock motifs of 5000 years discovered in Meymeh

The Chief of Isfahan’s Cultural Heritage Organization has announced the discovery of ancient rock motifs in the vicinity of Meymeh and Shahin Shar, focused on communications, economics, and cultural routes from 5000 years ago.

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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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Discovery of 7000-year old structure in Kermanshah

Discovery of 7000-year old structure in Kermanshah

Archaeologists believe the architectural structure discovered in Tepe Nad-Alibeg in the second season of excavations dates back to the 5th millennium BCE. Tepe Nad-Alibeg is located to the southwest of Sanghar town in Kermanshah Province, near the Jamishan river bank.

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