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  • Rare Parthian tombstone discovered in northcentral Iran 2021-10-30 18:14

    Rare Parthian tombstone discovered in northcentral Iran

    TEHRAN – A team of archaeologists has recently discovered a rare Parthian-era (247 BC – 224 CE) tombstone in an ancient cemetery in northcentral Iran.

  • Zoroastrian Towers of Silence: abandoned, enigmatic but touristic 2021-10-11 17:20

    Zoroastrian Towers of Silence: abandoned, enigmatic but touristic

    TEHRAN - The enigmatic Zoroastrian Towers of Silence are set on two lonely, barren hilltops on the southern outskirts of Yazd in central Iran.

  • Objects unearthed in burial sites in the Toul region, Gilan, northern Iran. (Photo credit: ResearchGate/Yousef Fallahian) 2021-09-01 20:30

    (Part 3)

    Discover Iron Age burial in Gilan: bizarre patterns and rituals

    TEHRAN – According to Iranian archaeologist Yousef Fallahian, the Iron Age is considered a new era due to the creation of new and varied forms of metal and ceramic objects, development, and use of gray earthenware with tube spouts, updating and expanding the use of iron, developing the tradition of burial settlements.

  • 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!

  • Human skeletons dug up at subway construction site in northwest Iran 2020-06-15 23:00

    Human skeletons dug up at subway construction site in northwest Iran

    TEHRAN – Skeletons of an individual, estimated to be laid to rest centuries ago at a once Islamic cemetery, have recently been unearthed at a subway construction site in the city of Tabriz, the capital of northwestern East Azarbaijan province.

  • Discover Neanderthal tooth, Iron-Age funerary offerings at Tehran show 2020-02-19 20:50

    Discover Neanderthal tooth, Iron-Age funerary offerings at Tehran show

    TEHRAN – The National Museum of Iran in downtown Tehran is showcasing a collection of charming and exquisite delights of Iranian history in an exhibit that comprises photos and documents related to an enigmatic tooth which has been recently proved to belong to a Neanderthal child, as well as Iron-Age funerary offerings for the afterlife!