(CAIS) -- The City Council of Susa has recently
called for the establishment of an international college
of archaeology in the city, the Persian service of CHN
reported on Monday.
believe that the establishment of the college could lead
to cultural changes in the region.
City Councillor Mansureh Forughi-Rad said on Monday,
“Considering the historical and architectural potential
of the city, the establishment of such a college is
necessary and would be beneficial to the historical
monuments of the country.”
University of Ahwaz is currently pursuing the matter and
attempting to gain the approval of the Ministry of
Science, Research and Technology, she added.
was the capital of the Elamite Empire. After integration
of Elamites with Iranians, particularly Persians, the city
became Persianized and incorporated into the Cyrus the
Great Empire in the 6th century BC; -Darius the Great made
Susa the administrative capital of Achaemenid Empire and
built a great palace there.