specialized seminar on Iranian civilization was held at
Matsudo National Museum in Chiba province near the capital
city of Tokyo on Wednesday.
The seminar was held on the
sidelines of an exhibition currently underway at Matsudo
Museum on the Persia's civilization.
A few Japanese researchers
from various institutions and universities participated in
the event and gave lectures about the historical monuments
unearthed at Iran's Chakhmaq and Jalalieh mounds,
development process of pottery in Iran as well as the
achievements made in the country during Ashkanid and
The seminar was attended by
about 250 lovers of Iranian culture and civilization.
The exhibition at Matsudo
National Museum opened in September and will continue up
to November 27, 2005. It has been arranged by Iran's
Embassy in Tokyo in cooperation with a number of Japanese
foundations, scientific societies and companies.
The historical objects
unearthed by a number of Japanese archaeologists at Sang-e
Chakhmaq Mound are showcased at the ongoing exhibition.
relations in ancient times and the origin of such ties
will be examined at the museum.