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Antiquities Advertised for Online Sale Seized in Iran

Iranian cultural heritage authorities tracked the suspect and finally seized the items in his home in Bushehr province, southern Iran.

Azad News Agency (ANA).

The ancient objects included the base of a pillar of a fire temple, pieces belonging to the holders of fire pots, stone mortars and millstones, among other things.

According to cultural heritage experts, the objects have historical value and belong to the Sassanid era.

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Iranian Villager Turns His House into Popular Hotel Museum

Iranian Villager Turns His House into Popular Hotel Museum

Amu-Ali is a man from Qich Qaleh village who receives guests to preserve the cultural heritage of his native province Semnan.

most of the people who visit his hotel museum...

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4,000-Year-Old Skeletons of Mother, Infant on Show in Iran

4,000-Year-Old Skeletons of Mother, Infant on Show in Iran

The relic belongs to a mother who died while giving birth to her baby. The skeleton dates back to the 2nd millennium BCE. It was unearthed in archaeological excavations o...

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Italy Returns Historical Stone Tablet to Iran

Italy Returns Historical Stone Tablet to Iran

Iran’s Ambassador to Rome, Jahanbakhsh Mozaffari, hailed the Italian Police’s move and said “fortunately, we have good relations with the Italian police particularly in c...

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Mashhad to Host Louvre Exhibit after End of Tehran Show

Mohammad-Reza Kargar, a senior official at Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organisation (ICHTO), noted that the exhibit is set to be held in Khorasan Gr...

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Iran’s Kerman Province Home to Globally-Registered Qanats

Iran’s Kerman Province Home to Globally-Registered Qanats

These qanats are considered as the sources of life in the province. In the city of Bam, some of these qanats come out of the desert to irrigate palm trees while the passa...

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Abgineh Museum; An Exhibition of Medieval Glass Works

Abgineh Museum; An Exhibition of Medieval Glass Works

It is located in a historic building of the Qajar period. Opened in 1980, the museum is housed in the mansion of the former prime minister Qavam al-Saltaneh, and from 195...

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Newly-Discovered Rock Carvings Prove Ancient History of Boxing in Iran

According to experts, images of human beings that are moving in and out of the boxing competition can be seen in these carvings. There is also an image of a referee over ...

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San’ati Museum in Tehran Home to 6,000 Art Pieces

San’ati Museum in Tehran Home to 6,000 Art Pieces

The building has two floors, the first of which is composed of a large hall with its door opening to the south-eastern section of the building. The museum, located near t...

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Persian Architecture in Photos: Bazaar of Arak

Persian Architecture in Photos: Bazaar of Arak

This bazaar is nearly two centuries old and is a combination of modern and traditional architecture. It is located in a 14-hectare area and is an example of the architect...

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Iran to Host Multinational “Letter to My Child” Festival

Iran to Host Multinational “Letter to My Child” Festival

Nowruz has been inscribed as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage by Iran, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, India, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Tu...

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