Chalcolithic

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  • A late Timurid/early Safavid tinned-copper bowl. Iran, late 15th/early 16th century. 2021-09-11 20:30

    Glimpses of copper and coppersmithing in ancient Iran

    TEHRAN - History on the usage of copper is best understood when studied under the three stages of its use throughout human life namely, the Chalcolithic or Copper Age, Bronze Age, and the ancient times. And some anthropologists believe copper to be the first metal used by humans due to its softness and ease of manipulation.

  • Archaeologists to shed new light on Marivan plain 2021-06-29 18:34

    Archaeologists to shed new light on Marivan plain

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists has commenced a follow-up survey on the ancient Marivan plain, which is situated in Kordestan province, western Iran.

  • A peek into Bronze-Age Tepe Gariran, a gateway to the “Old Routes of Western Iran” 2020-07-07 01:03

    A peek into Bronze-Age Tepe Gariran, a gateway to the “Old Routes of Western Iran”

    TEHRAN – In 1931, the renowned British archaeologist Sir Marc Aurel Stein (1862 – 1943) surveyed Tepe Gariran in western Iran along with several others across the ancient land. His views were published in November 1969 in a book titled “Old Routes of Western Iran: Narratives of an Archaeological Journey”.

  • Excavations suggest 6000-year-old administrative system in Iran 2020-03-04 20:57

    Excavations suggest 6000-year-old administrative system in Iran

    TEHRAN – Relics including seals, which have newly been unearthed in southeastern Kerman province, suggest that an administrative management system was practiced some 6000 years ago in the country.