Floods threaten Iran’s ancient sites

March 30, 2019 - General

Some of Iran’s age-old cultural heritage sites have been reportedly damaged as a result of heavy rainfall and extreme weather during recent days.

Naqsh-e Rustam is an ancient necropolis located northwest of Persepolis, in Fars Province, Iran, with a group of ancient
Iranian rock reliefs cut into the cliff, from both the Achaemenid and Sassanid periods [Credit: IRNA]Reports from Iran say some ancient monuments have also been affected…

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