cave Iran

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  • A typical cave residence in the UNESCO-registered village of Maymand, southeast Iran 2020-01-11 19:29

    Maymand: A very old village of troglodytes

    TEHRAN - The term “cave dwellers” conjures up prehistoric images in your mind when caves served as one of the earliest dwellings for human beings. Here we want to take a look at Maymand, an exemplar manmade-cave dwelling in southeast Iran, where people made a living about five or six millennia ago.

  • Explore “Everest of all caves” in western Iran    2019-08-20 11:45

    Explore “Everest of all caves” in western Iran   

    TEHRAN – Photos show rock climbers rappelling through Iran’s Parau Cave, locally renowned as “Everest of all caves”.

  • Remains of a Neanderthal-era horse found in Iran 2019-07-07 19:01

    Remains of a Neanderthal-era horse found in Iran

    TEHRAN – Archaeologists have discovered remains of a horse, which they believe to be hunted by Neanderthals in a cave that is now situated in Qazvin province.

  • Refuge with troglodytic architecture found in northern Iran 2019-06-25 21:24

    Refuge with troglodytic architecture found in northern Iran

    TEHRAN – Locals of a northern Iranian village have discovered a cave-like entrance to a larger area, which recent investigation by cultural heritage experts proved it was probably used as a refuge in the far past.