Tepe Ashraf

Total:9

  •  Third Parthian skeleton unearthed in Isfahan 2020-09-08 21:30

     Third Parthian skeleton unearthed in Isfahan

    TEHRAN – Iranian archaeologists have discovered the remains of an ancient human in a prehistorical mount in Isfahan, central Iran, saying that is “the third Parthian skeleton” being unearthed there over the past couple of weeks.

  • Newly-unearthed ‘Parthian lady’ to be transferred to Isfahan museum 2020-09-04 18:56

    Newly-unearthed ‘Parthian lady’ to be transferred to Isfahan museum

    TEHRAN – A human skeleton which has recently been discovered during excavations at Tepe Ashraf in Isfahan and is believed to belong to a Parthian-era (247 BC – 224 CE) lady, will be transferred to the city’s Museum of Decorative Arts.

  • 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!

  • ‘Half the world’ Isfahan to embrace another tourism hub 2020-08-17 19:30

    ‘Half the world’ Isfahan to embrace another tourism hub

    TEHRAN – Tepe Ashraf, the sole archaeological hill in Isfahan, which has recently yielded significant evidence of ancient life in the central Iranian city, will be turning into a new tourism destination particularly for researchers, history buffs and people interested in archaeology.

  • Skeleton of another ‘Parthian lady’ discovered in Isfahan 2020-08-11 19:30

    Skeleton of another ‘Parthian lady’ discovered in Isfahan

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists has found what they say is the skeleton of the second Parthian-era (247 BC – 224 CE) lady at the ancient Tepe Ashraf in Isfahan, hoping new range of discoveries offer novel clues about the history of the central Iranian city.

  • Ancient human skeleton unearthed in Isfahan 2020-07-25 18:17

    Ancient human skeleton unearthed in Isfahan

    TEHRAN – The remains of an ancient person, believed to date back to the Parthian era (247 BC – 224 CE), has been discovered during an archaeological season which is underway at Tepe Ashraf, the sole archaeological hill in Isfahan, central Iran.

  • The ruins of two workshops, estimated to date from the Parthian era (247 BC – 224 CE), have recently been unearthed in Isfahan, central Iran. 2020-07-14 18:23

    Newly unearthed workshops may push back history of Isfahan by millennia

    TEHRAN – Archaeologists have unearthed the ruins of two workshops, estimated to date from the Parthian era (247 BC – 224 CE), in Isfahan in a significant discovery that may push back the history of the central Iranian city in time by millennia.

  • Ancient horse remains discovered in central Iran 2020-07-02 00:15

    Ancient horse remains discovered in central Iran

    TEHRAN – An ancient burial containing the remains of a horse -- estimated to be four years old -- has been discovered by archaeologists in Tepe Ashraf, the sole archaeological hill in Isfahan, central Iran.

  • Discovery of bizarre tomb offers clues to ancient life in Isfahan 2020-06-12 21:24

    Discovery of bizarre tomb offers clues to ancient life in Isfahan

    TEHRAN – The discovery of the second giant jar-tomb in the sole historical hill of Isfahan has shed new light on ancient human life in the central Iranian city.