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August 2005 


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31 Aug: Naqsh-e Jahan Square Again Under Assault by Unscrupulous Builders

31 Aug: Latest developments in Bam Salvation Project

30 Aug: Move to Control Illegal Fossil Trade

30 Aug: Connection of Zayandeh Rud Civilization with Marvdasht and Sialk

30 Aug: 400-Year-Old Cemetery Unearthed in Bushehr

30 Aug: Archaeologists Laments Magnitude of Illegal Excavations in Mazandaran Province

29 Aug: 5th Season of Iran-Japan archaeological cooperation in Gilan

29 Aug: Array of Iranian Art and Culture in Mexico

26 Aug: Spain to Host Persia’s “Forgotten Empire” in 2006

25 Aug: Iranian Empress Purandokht, Who Preached Egalitarianism

24 Aug: 3000-year-old Baby Skulls Found in Isfahan 

24 Aug: 5000-year-old Clay Collection Discovered in Halil Rud Basin

24 Aug: Search for more “salt men” planned

24 Aug: Germans to Join Studies of Iran’s Paleolithic Sites

24 Aug: ICOMOS to Expedite Restoration Charter

23 Aug: Unique Iron Age Burial Discovered in Bisotun Plain

22 Aug: Experts Identify Materials Used in Turquoise Glaze on Chogha Zanbil Bricks

22 Aug: Experts to Seek Signs of Buddhism Along Iran’s Section of Silk Road

21 Aug: Burnt City Researchers Offered Financial Support

21 Aug: US Archaeologists from University of Pennsylvania, Returning to Iran After 26 Years

21 Aug: Illegal Excavations Rampant in Delgan

21 Aug: Ancient Caves to Turn into Site Museums

21 Aug: One More Year for Saving Sivand Historical Sites

20 Aug: Stone Quarry Used to Construct Anahita Temple Discovered

19 Aug: Guardian Heralds Persian Empire Exhibition in London

19 Aug: Call for Research Projects on Shahr-e Soukhteh

19 Aug: Ancient Artefacts Abound in Southern-Persian Gulf

18 Aug: Historical City Buried underneath Bisotun Plain

17 Aug: Experts to search for Pasargadae black stone mines

17 Aug: Marvdasht Historical Sites Gradually Destructed

16 Aug: Looted artifacts returned to Jiroft

16 Aug: Map of Persian Empire to depict Iran’s intangible heritage

16 Aug: World’s oldest animation not missing: official

16 Aug: More Potsherds Found in Persepolis Sewage System

16 Aug: Subway, a Danger Lurking around Iran’s Historical Cities

15 Aug: New Excavation Season Aims at BurntCity-Jiroft Relations

15 Aug: 13 Animal Species Identified among Persepolis Engravings

15 Aug: 33 Ancient Coins Seized from Smugglers

14 Aug: Chogha Zanbil threatened by air pollution

14 Aug: Iran’s Fossil Rich Sites Left without Protection

14 Aug: Aras River During the Sasanid Dynasty had Flooded Twice

13 Aug: Two Sasanid Castles Discovered in Marvdasht Region

12 Aug: Discovery of Sasanid Mortar Formula

11 Aug: Second Fire Temple Discovered in Sabzevar

11 Aug: Clay Offerings Discovered in Persepolis Sewage System

10 Aug: Another Achaemenid Dynasty' Fire Temple Found in Anatolia

 10 Aug: Research on Inscriptions of Sasanian Chief Priest Kartir Underway

10 Aug: Italian Expert Helps in Hegmatené Stratigraphy

10 Aug: Salt men’s Residence to Undergo Further Excavation

09 Aug: Negotiations Continues to Purchase a land adjacent to Achaemenid Bardak Siah Palace

09 Aug: Restoration Works Began in Takht-e Soleyman

08 Aug: German University to Compile Pahlavi Language Encyclopedia

07 Aug: Smugglers Lead Archaeologists to Discovery of Iron Age Site

07 Aug: Cache of Ancient Atone Tools Discovered at Tang-e Bolaghi

07 Aug: Key Parthian Dynasty Site Undergoes Restoration

06 Aug: A British Archaeologist in Search of Parthian City

06 Aug: 10 Sassanid Sites Discovered in Marvdasht, Southern Iran

06 Aug: ICHTO Blocking Illegitimate Construction of Yazd Library

05 Aug: Remains in Saint Stephanus Church May be Bones of John the Baptist

05 Aug: Burial For Fake Persian Mummy in Pakistan

03 Aug: New Plan for Niasar Observatory

03 Aug: Construction Activities Will Damage Masouleh Landscape

03 Aug: Shahnama Upheld Gender Equality

03 Aug: Face of Fourth Iranian Salt Man to be Reconstructed

02 Aug: 40 Ancient Forts Found in Qa’en

02 Aug: Achaemenid Artefacts Arrived Safely in British Museum

01 Aug: New Finds Suggest Urartians May Have Settled Near Lake Urmia



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