• Archaeological hill Khargush-Tappeh demarcated 2020-07-31 21:30

    Archaeological hill Khargush-Tappeh demarcated

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists and experts has recently finished a demarcation project on Khargush-Tappeh in northern part of the country in a bid to safeguard the significant archaeological hill.

  • File photo depicts the centuries-old Arg-e Karim Khan with a modern hotel being constructed in the background, distorting general views of the brick fortress in Shiraz, southern Iran. 2020-06-09 22:00

    By Samaneh Aboutalebi

    Historical sites losing heritage status; who’s to blame?

    Every year, a number of historical monuments in Iran lose their place on the National Heritage list. Some are also at risk of losing their prestigious UNESCO status.

  • Iraj fortress 2020-05-08 21:30

    Ancient fortress in Tehran to be demarcated

    TEHRAN – The historical Iraj fortress in Pishva, southeast of Tehran, is scheduled to be demarcated by the end of the current Iranian calendar year 1399 (started March 21).

  • Ancient hill rescued form destruction 2019-01-21 21:47

     Ancient hill rescued from destruction

    TEHRAN – Iran’s cultural heritage body has recently defined new boundaries for Negar-Khatun hill in order to protect the ancient site from deliberate destruction.

  • Rare earthenware excavated in Alborz province 2018-10-13 22:39

    Rare earthenware excavated in Alborz province

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists has recently unearthed rare earthenware objects during a demarcation project, which was held at the Imamzadeh-Qasem hilltop in Alborz province.