have come across some samples of cuneiform scripts etched on clays
in Persepolis, Cultural Heritage News agency reported.
However, the archeologists could not decipher them because they were
not familiar with this form of cuneiform script. Hence, they
dispatched the samples to American and European experts to be
A special project was launched in Parseh Research Foundation four
months ago to conduct investigations on several Achaemenid clay
In the course of investigations on the writings on clay, an expert
of ancient handwritings, Abdolmajid Arfai came across a
triangle-shaped clay measuring 2 cm X 2cm X 4 cm.
Given the absence of experts on other types of cuneiform handwriting
in Iran, he said pictures of these handwritings have been sent to
American, German and Italian universities to discern the type of
handwriting and decipher them.