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  • Rock-hewn tomb, bas-relief carvings to undergo restoration in western Iran 2021-04-12 22:12

    Rock-hewn tomb, bas-relief carvings to undergo restoration in western Iran

    TEHRAN – Restoration work is set to commence on a historical rock-hewn tomb and several associated bas-relief carvings, which are situated in Sarpol-e Zahab, western Iran.

  • Ancient rock-hewn monument undergoes urgent restoration 2021-02-16 19:52

    Ancient rock-hewn monument undergoes urgent restoration

    TEHRAN – A team of restorers and cultural heritage experts have commenced urgent works on a post-Achaemenid monument, which is known as Qadamgah. The rock-cut structure is located near the UNESCO-registered Persepolis, southern Iran.

  • Sassanid-era bas-relief discovered in southern Iran 2020-04-27 22:23

    Sassanid-era bas-relief discovered in southern Iran

    TEHRAN – A historical bas-relief carving, which is estimated to date from the Sassanid era, has recently been found in the vicinity of Naqsh-e Rostam, a royal rock-hewn necropolis in Fars province, southern Iran.

  • 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.