Ancient relics seized in Ilam

April 16, 2018

TEHRAN – Iranian authorities have confiscated several centuries-old objects in western Ilam province, CHTN reported on Monday.

“The police has seized 13 artifacts that include coins, beads and rings made of gold, silver, bronze and glass, some of which date from the (early) Islamic era,” said Abdolmalek Shanbehzadeh, the provincial tourism chief.

The historical objects have recently been handed over to Ilam’s office of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, the official added. 

PHOTO: Shanbehzadeh speaks in an undated photo.

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