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Argentinian diplomat to Iran caught smuggling

An Argentinian diplomat in Tehran was caught trying to ship six tonnes of Persian treasures out of the country. During seven years as Argentina's man in Tehran, Sebastian Zavalla would have had ample opportunity to collect a souvenir or two as mementoes to his fondness of Persian culture. But when Iranian

Ancient Persian tablets are digitized

Scientists at the University of Chicago have digitally recorded thousands of ancient Persian tablets that tell an unusually detailed story of the Persian Empire. "They were written, sealed and filed in a short span of time, between 509 and 493 B.C., in the middle of the reign of the Achaemenid Persian

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