A road construction project in the area of Hamedan, West Iran, lead to discovery of artefacts dating back to the Median Era between 8th-7th centuries BC.
A team of Armenian and Polish archaeologists has made new discoveries at Metsamor, Sout-West Armenia, uncovering graves and artefacts dating back to 8-6th centuries BC.
Archaeologists identified over 120 sites in the area of Chamshir in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province, Iran. Most of the sites are of he nomadic tribes.
Archaeologists identified stone mines from the Achaemenid era in the Pasargadae Plain, Fars Province, Iran, which are connected with the historical complex of the city of Pasargadae, the ancient capital of the Achaemenid Empire under Cyrus the Great.
Excavations in the vicinity of in Cham-Naqd Ali village located in the basin of Seymareh Dam, West Iran, revealed first Achaemenid pottery found in the region.
Archaeological investigation at Mashhad Morghab, Fars Province, Iran, revealed relics and structures dated from Mesolithic, to Achaemenid era and Islamic era.
Excavations of Polish archaeologists in Metsamor, near Yerevan in Armenia, revealed numerous finds, including a necklace made of gold and cornelian beads. The site is dated to the Early Bronze Age (11th-9th cent. BC).