Iran tries to stop Christie's auction
The news of the sale of four Iranian historical artifacts at Christie's auction in London has been published. Meanwhile, the Legal and Properties Director General of Iran Cultural Heritage Organization announced an attempt to stop the auction and return the historical objects to Iran.
Christie’s auction 2000-year old Persian relics
In less than ten days, Christie’s of London will be auctioning a large collection of relics, including four valuable antique pieces from the Persian civilization.
7000-Year old civilization discovered in Bushehr
A historical site belonging to the fifth millennium BCE has been discovered in Iran’s southern Boushehr Province recently. Experts were sent to the area by the Cultural Heritage Department here following pottery finds by the locals.
Foreign Ministry complex to be annexed to National Museum
The Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran has announced: “If the cabinet approves new premises for the Foreign Ministry, the entire complex will be annexed to the National Museum.”
Iran: The cradle of civilization expo in Holland
“Iran: The cradle of civilization” expo will begin in the Netherlands in the month of June, displaying 196 artifacts from the National Museum of Iran. The expo will run 17 June-18 November 2018 in Drents Museum. The 196 artifacts on display here have been assessed and insured by the Museum experts.
Australian Ambassador to Iran recommendations to tourists
The Australian Ambassador to Iran has recommended for all Australian tourists visiting Iran to see the Malek National Museum and Library. Ian Biggs who was visiting the Malek Museum with his spouse on Saturday, 2 June 2018, pointed to the extensive, prominent treasures of historical artifacts in the largest cultural endowment of Iran, and reminded: “This is such an extensive, beautiful collection that I will recommend it to all Australian tourists in Iran.”
Supreme Court rules in favor of Iran
On 21 February, Reuters reports from Washington that the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Americans injured in a 1997 suicide bombing in Jerusalem cannot seize ancient Persian artifacts from a Chicago museum to satisfy a $71.5 million court judgment against Iran, which they had accused of complicity in the attack.
Iran artifacts on show in Ukraine
A first exhibition of its kind in Ukraine has opened with 70 ancient artifacts from Iran entitled “The Attractions of Persia” at the Khanenko Museum of Art for western and oriental arts in the Ukrainian capital Kiev.
Sassanid era artifacts discovered in Teppe Bardankan
The first season of excavations in Teppe Bardankan near the Farsan city of Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari Province have led to the discovery of clay seals belonging to the Sassanid era, showing the importance of trade and economy in this area.
Discovering 8000-year old artifacts in Iran
The project designed to determine the scope of ‘Tappeh Karim” dunes in proximity to the plains of ‘Zahab’ has culminated in the discovery of artifacts, mainly pottery, from the prehistoric periods of Halaf and Ubaid. ‘Dasht-e Zahab’ plain is situated to the northwest of ‘Sarpol-e Zahab’ town in Kermanshah Province in Iran.