Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies
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Will Host International Archaeology Seminar
04 May 2006
(CAIS) -- An international seminar on Iranian archaeology
focusing on the cultural features of the western regions of the country will be
held in Kermanshah in November.
A press release by Iran’s Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization said this
is the first time that the archaeological findings from the region obtained
during 70 years of studies are to be reviewed in an international event.
Executive secretary of the seminar, Hamid Fahimi, said that findings of research
works on western Iran (Ilam, Kordestan, Kermanshah, Lorestan and Hamedan
provinces) and interdisciplinary and case studies on Lorestan’s
admiralty-metals as well as the caves and historical monuments of Kalmakareh
will be discussed in the three-day seminar.
Other topics of discussion include cultural ties between the western region and neighbouring
areas and analytical review of the results of field studies on the region.
The participants should send in their works no later than June 14.
Temple, Hercules Statue, Dežbar
(Falak Ol-Aflak) Fort, Joug Cave fort and Noushijan Fort are among the
historical edifices in western Iran.
The seminar is part of a series of events organized at the regional level, the
first round of which was held in 2001 and focused on southeastern Iran.
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