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ANCIENT IRAN MUSEUM

PERSIA the ANCIENT IRAN


The National Museum of Iran (in Persian: Muze-ye Irn-e Bstn) is an archeological and historical museum located in Tehran. It preserves ancient Persian antiquities including pottery vessels, metal objects, books, coins etc. It was inaugurated in 1937.
Building number one which is dedicated to the pre-Islamic collection, consists of three halls. The three halls contain artifacts from lower, middle, and upper paleolithic, as well as neolithic, chalcolithic, early and late Bronze Ages, Iron Ages I-III, through the Median, Achaemenid, Seleucid, Parthian, and Sassanid ages.

The oldest artifacts, in the museum are from Kashafrud and Ganj Par sites that date back to Lower Paleolithic. Mousterian Stone tools made by Neanderthal man also are shown in the first hall.There are also 9000 year old human and animal figurines from Teppe Sarab in Kermanshah Province among the many other ancient artifacts.

Some of the museum's permanent collections are routinely loaned to other notable museums such as the British Museum in London.

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 Ancient Iran Museum
" Ancient Iran Museum "
Tools Upper paleslithic
Tools Upper paleslithic
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Salt man
Salt man
Salt man
Salt man
Salt man
Salt man
Salt man
Salt man
Salt man
Salt man
Salt man
Salt man
Salt man
Salt man
Glassy Bowl
Glassy Bowl
Palace column from Persepolis
Palace column from Persepolis
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Palace column from Persepolis
Palace column from Persepolis
Glass Vase
Glass Vase
Darius I the Great
Darius I the Great
Pottery Vessel
Pottery Vessel
Achaemenid Soldier
Achaemenid Soldier
Palace Column from Persepolis
Palace Column from Persepolis
Wineglass
Wineglass
Clay Human Figurin
Clay Human Figurin
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Partian Man
Partian Man
Partian Man
Partian Man
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Coffine
Coffine
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Capital
Capital
Tray
Tray
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Achaemeid Prince
Achaemeid Prince
Partian man
Partian man
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Bacchus
Bacchus
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From Persepolis
From Persepolis
Hammurabi Stele (replica)
Hammurabi Stele (replica)
Hammurabi Stele (replica)
Hammurabi Stele (replica)
Hammurabi Stele (replica)
Hammurabi Stele (replica)
Duck head Tray
Duck head Tray
Resin made Reconstrated part
Resin made Reconstrated part
Intact part
Intact part
From Persepolis
From Persepolis
From Persepolis
From Persepolis
Glass Vessel
Glass Vessel
Cart Wheel 2nd Mill B.C.
Cart Wheel 2nd Mill B.C.
Cart Wheel 2nd Mill B.C.
Cart Wheel 2nd Mill B.C.
Cart Wheel 2nd Mill B.C.
Cart Wheel 2nd Mill B.C.
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Bronze Mace Head
Bronze Mace Head