Category Archives: Iran

Iran Working to Preserve Persian Capital from Flood Damage

(function() {var s = document.createElement(‘SCRIPT’), s1 = document.getElementsByTagName(‘SCRIPT’)[0];s.type = ‘text/javascript’;s.src = ‘http://widgets.digg.com/buttons.js’;s1.parentNode.insertBefore(s, s1);})(); A team of Italian archaeologists recently spent a week at the ancient Persian site of Pasargadae in Iran, studying the destructive effects of the nearby Sivand Dam. … Continue reading

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Parthian World Heritage Site to Be Excavated

Iranian media reported last week that a team from the Kermanshah University of Science and Technology will work with archaeologists to excavate an ancient Parthian settlement at the World Heritage Site of Bistun. “Last [Iranian] year under the directorship of … Continue reading

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