Shahr-e Yeri

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  • Roofing covers to protect 'city of the mouthless' 2021-04-28 08:07

    Roofing covers to protect 'city of the mouthless'

    TEHRAN – A series of custom-made roofing covers have been constructed over Shahr-e Yeri, a unique archaeological site in northwest Iran, which is sometimes referred to as the “city of the mouthless”.

  • Protective roofs covering ‘city of the mouthless’ 2020-11-18 19:04

    Protective roofs covering ‘city of the mouthless’

    TEHRAN – Several protective roofs, supported by steel and concrete columns and bases, are being constructed over the ancient Shahr-e Yeri, an archaeological site and cemetery referred to as the “city of the mouthless”.

  • A traveler looks at a massive rock-hewn tomb where a Persian Achaemenid king is laid to rest at the necropolis of Naqsh-e Rostam in southern Iran. 2020-08-22 20:34

    By Afshin Majlesi

    A peek into cemetery tourism in Iran

    Tourism is one of the fastest-growing phenomena in our modern world. It always makes new changes to have unforgettable experiences, to create new travel motivators, and to reach new markets. Such a trend results in new tourist spots which were unthinkable only a few years ago!

  • Over 10,000 petroglyphs identified in northwest Iran  2020-05-09 11:28

    Over 10,000 petroglyphs identified in northwest Iran 

    TEHRAN – More than 10,000 new ancient petroglyphs and rack-carved arts have been discovered across the northwestern plains of Meshginshahr county. 

  • Fossilized plants recently discovered in northwest Iran 2019-06-12 21:14

    Millennia-old plant fossils discovered in northwest Iran

    TEHRAN – Millennia-old fossil remains of various plants have recently been discovered in Meshkin Shahr county, northwest Iran, CHTN reported on Wednesday.

  • Iran’s “city of the mouthless” to get more attention! 2018-08-09 09:38

    Iran’s “city of the mouthless” to get more attention!

    TEHRAN – Shahr-e Yeri, a unique archaeological site in northwest Iran, is set to be turned into a national heritage base, a privilege that may bring more attention to the ancient city sometimes referred to as the “city of the mouthless”.