Sassanid-era (224–651)


  • Great Wall of Gorgan 2020-10-10 20:00

    Millennia-old Great Wall of Gorgan on verge of destruction

    TEHRAN- Remnants of the Sassanid-era (224 CE–651) Great Wall of Gorgan, a national heritage which is regarded as the longest brick wall in the world, are at the risk of destruction, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • Islamic-era engraved potteries unearthed in Iran 2020-10-04 21:26

    Islamic-era engraved potteries unearthed in Iran

    TEHRAN – A number of centuries-old engraved potteries and fragments, many of which unglazed, have recently been unearthed during a restoration project at an ancient site in western Kermanshah province.

  • Qaleh Kohneh 2020-08-16 20:30

    Sassanid-era fortress in northwest Iran to regain former glory

    TEHRAN – The ruined Sassanid-era (224 CE–651) fortress of Qaleh Kohneh (Old Fortress) in Meshkinshahr county, northwestern Ardebil province, will be revived, CHTN reported.

  • Falak-ol-Aflak 2020-05-30 15:30

    Falak-ol-Aflak’s façade restored

    TEHRAN – The Sassanid-era Falak-ol-Aflak Fortress in Khorramabad, western province of Lorestan, which was damaged by an earthquake earlier this month, has undergone urgent rehabilitation works. 

  • Dezful bridge 2020-05-25 20:00

    Sassanid-era bridge in need of renovation

    TEHRAN – A Sassanid-era bridge dating back to roughly 1,700 years ago in Dezful, southwest Iran, is in need of vital rehabilitation works.

  • 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).

  • A view of Karaftu Caves in Iran’s Kordestan province. 2019-05-27 20:25

    Karaftu Caves visited by JICA experts

    TEHRAN – On Sunday, a delegation of experts from Japan International Cooperation Agency paid a visit to Karaftu Caves, which is a mixture of natural and human-made caverns, CHTN reported.

  • Restoration commences on Iran’s flood-hit Sassanid bridge   2019-05-07 22:57

    Restoration commences on Iran’s flood-hit Sassanid bridge  

    TEHRAN – Restoration work has commenced on Kashkan Bridge, a ruined Sassanid era (224–651) monument in western Iran, which further suffered from flooding in March.

  • A couple visit Sassanid-era bas-relief carvings at Taq-e Bostan, Kermanshah province. 2019-01-31 00:37

    A peek into Iranian art and architecture under Sassanids

    TEHRAN – In many ways, Iran under Sassanian rule witnessed tremendous achievements of Persian civilization. Experts say that during Sassanid era (224-651 CE), the art and architecture of the nation experienced a general renaissance.

  • 50 ancient objects restored in Mazandaran 2019-01-26 22:53

    50 ancient objects restored in Mazandaran

    TEHRAN – A select of 50 historical objects have recently been restored by teams of cultural heritage experts and restorers in Iran’s Mazandaran province, CHTN reported.