• Situated halfway between Kashan and Fin in Isfahan province, Tapeh Sialk has yielded interesting pottery pieces, metal tools and domestic implements made from stone, clay and bone that date from as early as the 4th millennium BC. 2019-11-27 21:26

    Louvre hosts conference devoted to Iran’s ancient Sialk hills

    TEHRAN – The Louvre on Monday hosted an international conference on Tapeh Sialk (“Sialk hills”), which is one of the oldest and richest archaeological sites in central Iran.

  • A woman visits “Dutch Archaeology and Art”, on loan from Drents Museum, at the National Museum of Iran on October 2, 2018.  2018-10-03 16:55

    Dutch archaeological show opens in Tehran

    TEHRAN – On Tuesday, the Netherlands ambassador to Tehran cut the ribbon on an extensive Dutch archaeological show at the National Museum of Iran, where couple of months ago, hosted a Louvre show widely deemed as a new wave of cultural diplomacy between Iran and the West.

  • Detail shows a massive oil-on-canvas painting which was put on show at the Louvre-lens from March to July 2018. It depicts Qajar-era politicians, courtiers and military aids. 2018-09-12 23:42

    Tehran exhibit features artworks back from Louvre-Lens

    TEHRAN – On Wednesday, an exhibition of Qajar-era (1785-1925) objects, which France’s Louvre-Lens had borrowed earlier this year for a home show, opened its doors to the public at the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran.