Remains of seven individuals with intentionally modified skulls making them flatter and elongated were uncovered during excavations at Ali Kosh in West Iran. The remains date back to around 7500 BC.
Archaeologists unearthed Islamic graves, pottery fragments, animal bones and other artefacts during research of the ancient city of Gorgan, North Iran.
Archaeologists discovered a burials of three horses during excavations of the Kurgan of Abellou in East Azerbaijan Province, North-West Iran.
Satellite data, along with U.S. spy satellite and military drone images are being used by archaeologists to view remote sites in Afghanistan that are too dangerous for researchers to visit.
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.
Evidence of the earliest wine-making anywhere in the world have been found by archaeologists excavating the Neolithic sites of Gadachrili Gora and Shulaveris Gora, South of Tbilisi, Georgia.
Parthian-era graves have been discovered by archaeologists at the site of Tappeh Silveh 2, near Sarbaz in West Azerbaijan province, North-west Iran.
Archaeologists unearthed pottery dated to Sassanid era and early Islamic era at Bazeh Hoor, Mashhad, Iran.
Numerous silver coins dating back to the Samanid Empire (819-999 AD) and other artefacts were discovered at a site by the Psel river in Sumy Oblast, North-East Ukraine.
Archaeologists discovered remains of an ancient rural settlement dating back to 6000 BC at Talle Kamin, Fars province, Iran.
Archaeologists discovered ancient rock art from an unidentified civilisation at the site of Pire Mazar Balandar in North-east Iran.
Sites dating to Prehistoric, historic and Islamic eras, reaching as far back as Palaeolithic, were found in the region of the Qaen city in South Khorasan, Iran.
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.
Parts of an ancient paved road were discovered by archaeologists in the Bolhayat Strait region, Fars province, South Iran.
Excavations at Jogh Qelich Baghi Castle Hill, Hamedan province, Iran, unearthed remains of a settlement dating to the Ilkhanid Era – times of a khanate formed as part of the Mongol Empire.
A recent sandstorm unearthed remains of ancient structures near Fahraj Couny in Iran’s south-eastern province of Kerman.
Excavations in the Alishah Citadel (Arg-e Alishah) in Tabriz, Northwest Iran revealed Iron Age structures and pottery at the site.
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.
Pieces of pottery attributed to the Dalma culture were found during excavations at Nadali Beig Hill, Kermanshah Province of Iran. The monochromatic and painted pottery is dated to the 5th millennium BC.