Iran / Iranian Historical Photographs Gallery
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Iranian History Chronicle/Historical Timeline

Pahlavi era late 1930s. Staff of the Tabriz Railway Station pose in their Uniforms. The station first became operational with inauguration of the Tabriz-Jolfa route (150km) in 1916. In 1958, it was connected to Tehran with a 750 km railroad in 1958.Pahlavi era late 1930s. Staff of the Tabriz Railway Station pose in their Uniforms. The station first became operational with inauguration of the Tabriz-Jolfa route (150km) in 1916. In 1958, it was connected to Tehran with a 750 km railroad in 1958.
Tags :Tabriz , Pahlavi , Railway , Station , Uniform
	Vase from the Jiroft region. A two horned figure wrestling with serpents.The Jiroft Civilization hypothesis proposes that this style belongs to a previously unknown civilization while some archaeologists view it as Elamite culture. Vase from the Jiroft region. A two horned figure wrestling with serpents.The Jiroft Civilization hypothesis proposes that this style belongs to a previously unknown civilization while some archaeologists view it as Elamite culture.
Tags :Jiroft , Elamite , Vase
*The Tabatabaee House in Kashan* is a masterpiece of architectural significance from Qajar era. Special windmills as cooling system has been warding off the desert heat for centuries showcasing sustainable development as taught by our ancestors.*The Tabatabaee House in Kashan* is a masterpiece of architectural significance from Qajar era. Special windmills as cooling system has been warding off the desert heat for centuries showcasing sustainable development as taught by our ancestors.
Tags :Kashan , Tabatabayi , House , Pool , Qajar , Desert
102 m. Loshan Bridge was built at the beginning of the Safavid Dynasty and has been associated with many historical events ever since102 m. Loshan Bridge was built at the beginning of the Safavid Dynasty and has been associated with many historical events ever since
Tags :Loshan , Bridge , Safavid , Gilan
1500 years old Beyazeh Castle/Arc in Nayeen was built during Sassanid era but it was used in post Islamic times.During Ismailiyeh, it became headquarters for Hasan Sabbah followers.It was the only enduring castle against Hasan Kashi cannon raids in 1909.1500 years old Beyazeh Castle/Arc in Nayeen was built during Sassanid era but it was used in post Islamic times.During Ismailiyeh, it became headquarters for Hasan Sabbah followers.It was the only enduring castle against Hasan Kashi cannon raids in 1909.
Tags :Sassanid , Castle , Nayeen , Arc , Citadel
1848 Iranshahr Old Castle used to be governor office in Baluchestan. During Naseroddin Shah's reign it was built by Firouz Mirza and was completed in 18481848 Iranshahr Old Castle used to be governor office in Baluchestan. During Naseroddin Shah's reign it was built by Firouz Mirza and was completed in 1848
Tags :1848 , Iranshahr , Castle , Governor , Baluchestan
1850 Kashan Feen Palace Garden Fortress : Shah Safi, Soleyman, Tahmasp, Abbas, Karim Khan and Fathali Shah added to this palace which was heavily looted during the Constitutional Monarchy movement.1850 Kashan Feen Palace Garden Fortress : Shah Safi, Soleyman, Tahmasp, Abbas, Karim Khan and Fathali Shah added to this palace which was heavily looted during the Constitutional Monarchy movement.
Tags :1850 , Kashan , Feen , Palace , Garden , Fortress
1900 Meydan Toopkhane Sepah Square1900 Meydan Toopkhane Sepah Square
Tags :1900 , Meydan , Toopkhaneh , Sepah , Square
1925 Rotary Drilled Oil Well1925 Rotary Drilled Oil Well
Tags :1925 , Rotary , Drill , Oil , Well
1926: Iranian diplomats arrive in Moscow for discussions1926: Iranian diplomats arrive in Moscow for discussions
Tags :1926 , Moscow , Diplomat , Russia , Teimurtash , Train , Railway
1930: Reza Shah visiting Abadan Refinery (BP Archives)1930: Reza Shah visiting Abadan Refinery (BP Archives)
Tags :1930 , Reza , Shah , Abadan , Refinery , Abadan Refinery
1940 Tehran Post Office1940 Tehran Post Office
Tags :1940 , Tehran , Post , Office
1946 Tehran : KLM sign on top of a building on Mokhberoddoleh intersection1946 Tehran : KLM sign on top of a building on Mokhberoddoleh intersection
Tags :1946 , Tehran , Mokhberoddoleh
23 November 2011 Mourners in Sirta hold up a picture of puppet king. No link between Iran and protests in Sunni-ruled Bahrain (one of 14 provinces of Iran until the British conspiracy of 1971) was found by an official inquiry into Shia-led protests.23 November 2011 Mourners in Sirta hold up a picture of puppet king. No link between Iran and protests in Sunni-ruled Bahrain (one of 14 provinces of Iran until the British conspiracy of 1971) was found by an official inquiry into Shia-led protests.
Tags :Bahrain , Protest , 2011
33 m tall Windmill of Dowlatabad Garden in Yazd was built to function as the air-conditioning system in the desert.33 m tall Windmill of Dowlatabad Garden in Yazd was built to function as the air-conditioning system in the desert.
Tags :Garden , Yazd , Windmill , Palace , Zand
33Pol Bridge Zayanderood Isfahan Night33Pol Bridge Zayanderood Isfahan Night
Tags :33Pol , Bridge , Zayanderood , Isfahan , Night
37m long Langroud Brick Bridge was built during Fathali Shah of Qajar dynasty.37m long Langroud Brick Bridge was built during Fathali Shah of Qajar dynasty.
Tags :Langroud , Qajar , Brick , Bridge , Gilan
4000 year old Abarkooh Cypress in Yazd is believed to be world's eldest living tree4000 year old Abarkooh Cypress in Yazd is believed to be world's eldest living tree
Tags :Abarkooh , Cypress , Yazd , Tree , Garden
435 meters Tehran Milad Tower under Construction 2007 to become the new symbol of the city435 meters Tehran Milad Tower under Construction 2007 to become the new symbol of the city
Tags :Tehran , Milad Tower , Construction , 2007
6 Windmill (badgir) Water Depot of Yazd is one of about 100 such depots, that together with Kanats supplied water in the desert, consisting of depot (tank), a dome, passage, and windmills to keep the water cool and fresh.6 Windmill (badgir) Water Depot of Yazd is one of about 100 such depots, that together with Kanats supplied water in the desert, consisting of depot (tank), a dome, passage, and windmills to keep the water cool and fresh.
Tags :Water , Depot , Windmill , Yazd
9/2011 American delegation leaves the General Assembly as Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said a majority of people in the United States and around the world believe the American government staged the Sept. 11 terror attacks in an attempt to assure Israel's survival.9/2011 American delegation leaves the General Assembly as Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said a majority of people in the United States and around the world believe the American government staged the Sept. 11 terror attacks in an attempt to assure Israel's survival.
Tags :US , UN , General Assembly , Mahmoud Ahmadinejad , Speech , 2011
A 10 Shahi postal stamp featuring last Qajar king Ahmad Shah who ascended the throne in 1909. He attempted to fix damages done by his despot father but he failed and left Iran for Europe in 1923 and died 1930 at Neuilly-sur-Seine, outside Paris, France.A 10 Shahi postal stamp featuring last Qajar king Ahmad Shah who ascended the throne in 1909. He attempted to fix damages done by his despot father but he failed and left Iran for Europe in 1923 and died 1930 at Neuilly-sur-Seine, outside Paris, France.
Tags :Qajar , Ahmad Shah , Stamp , Shahi
A 100,000 Rials banknote recently issued by Central Bank with Imam Khomeini on front and Saadi's Mausoleum on back. Iranian Money has become one of the least valuable currencies in the world due to lack of vision in fiscal or monetary policy.A 100,000 Rials banknote recently issued by Central Bank with Imam Khomeini on front and Saadi's Mausoleum on back. Iranian Money has become one of the least valuable currencies in the world due to lack of vision in fiscal or monetary policy.
Tags :IRI , Money , Rial , Imam Khomeini , Saadi , Banknote , Bank Markazi
A 16th century map of the city of Soltaniyeh and the blue dome of the Soltaniyeh Mosque by Ottoman Nasuh. Soltaniyeh is the capital of Soltaniyeh District of Abhar County, Zanjan Province, Iran.A 16th century map of the city of Soltaniyeh and the blue dome of the Soltaniyeh Mosque by Ottoman Nasuh. Soltaniyeh is the capital of Soltaniyeh District of Abhar County, Zanjan Province, Iran.
Tags :Soltaniyeh , Map , Ottoman , Dome , Matrakchi Nasuh
A 19 century (1839-1841) painting from Naghshejahan Square in Safavid Isfahan from French architect, Xavier Pascal Coste, who traveled to Iran along with the French king's embassy to Persia in 1839.A 19 century (1839-1841) painting from Naghshejahan Square in Safavid Isfahan from French architect, Xavier Pascal Coste, who traveled to Iran along with the French king's embassy to Persia in 1839.
Tags :Safavid , Isfahan , Naghshejahan , Square , Painting
A 1956 Pahlavi Document related to Iran America Society. Speech made by secretary general of CENTO treaty.Modeled after NATO, CENTO aimed to counter the threat of Soviet expansion into the Middle East.A 1956 Pahlavi Document related to Iran America Society. Speech made by secretary general of CENTO treaty.Modeled after NATO, CENTO aimed to counter the threat of Soviet expansion into the Middle East.
Tags :Pahlavi , Document , Iran America Society , CENTO , 1956
A 3000 YEAR OLD Bronze Horse Bit excavated in Lorestan in Pergamon Museum. In ancient Iran, many kings had the suffix "asp" meaning horse in their names such as Garshasp, Gashtasp, Jamasp, Lohrasp, Vishtasb, Hidrasp, etc showing the importance of horses.A 3000 YEAR OLD Bronze Horse Bit excavated in Lorestan in Pergamon Museum. In ancient Iran, many kings had the suffix "asp" meaning horse in their names such as Garshasp, Gashtasp, Jamasp, Lohrasp, Vishtasb, Hidrasp, etc showing the importance of horses.
Tags :Lorestan , Horse , Bridle , Bronze , Caspian horse , Pergamon Museum
A Baby from the Ashayer(tribes) of Chaharmahal Bakhtiari sleeping peacefully. Researches show that oldest human habitats of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari date back to 1,000 years ago and Ashayer have preserved this heritage as a live museum.A Baby from the Ashayer(tribes) of Chaharmahal Bakhtiari sleeping peacefully. Researches show that oldest human habitats of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari date back to 1,000 years ago and Ashayer have preserved this heritage as a live museum.
Tags :Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province , Ashayer , Baby
A Bakhtiari tribal man in his traditional Ashayer outfit holds a rifle.The Bakhtiari, a southwestern Iranian tribe. consider themselves as descendants of Fereydun, a legendary hero from the Persian national epic, Shahnameh.A Bakhtiari tribal man in his traditional Ashayer outfit holds a rifle.The Bakhtiari, a southwestern Iranian tribe. consider themselves as descendants of Fereydun, a legendary hero from the Persian national epic, Shahnameh.
Tags :Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari , Ashayer , Man , Rifle
A beautiful Artwork representing the city of Tehran in Tajrish Square 2009A beautiful Artwork representing the city of Tehran in Tajrish Square 2009
Tags :Tehran , Tajrish , Square , Art , 2009
A beautiful landscape shows Fouman Masouleh village in harmony with NatureA beautiful landscape shows Fouman Masouleh village in harmony with Nature
Tags :Fouman , Masouleh , Nature
A beautiful night view with the bright stars in the sky: This Brick House called Haji Agha Saray in Ghasemabad village of Rafsanjan is believed to be the biggest of its kind in the world,A beautiful night view with the bright stars in the sky: This Brick House called Haji Agha Saray in Ghasemabad village of Rafsanjan is believed to be the biggest of its kind in the world,
Tags :Rafsanjan , Brick , House , Night , Haji Agha Ali Saray
A beautiful Persian poem on the tomb of famous Poet Mirzadeh Eshghi Eshghi in Rey(Rhagae) Ebne-Babouyeh cemeteryA beautiful Persian poem on the tomb of famous Poet Mirzadeh Eshghi Eshghi in Rey(Rhagae) Ebne-Babouyeh cemetery
Tags :Rey , Babouyeh , Poet , Eshghi , Tomb
A beautiful view from Isfahan's Marnan Bridge over the Zayanderood river at nightA beautiful view from Isfahan's Marnan Bridge over the Zayanderood river at night
Tags :Isfahan , Marnan Bridge , Safavid , Night , Zayanderood
A beautiful view of Lahijan: The Lake on a cloudy day provides a mirror for Sheytan Kooh (Naughty Mountain!) which casts a mysterious reflection in the water  May, 2010. An island in the middle and surrounding trees cover the ugliness of urbanization.A beautiful view of Lahijan: The Lake on a cloudy day provides a mirror for Sheytan Kooh (Naughty Mountain!) which casts a mysterious reflection in the water May, 2010. An island in the middle and surrounding trees cover the ugliness of urbanization.
Tags :Lahijan , Lake , Sheytan Kooh , 2010 , Mountain
A beautiful view of the Persian Gulf in the city of Bandar Abbas. Bandar-Abbas; formerly known as Gombroon to English traders and Gamrun to Dutch merchants) is a port city and capital of Hormozgan Province on the southern coast of Iran,A beautiful view of the Persian Gulf in the city of Bandar Abbas. Bandar-Abbas; formerly known as Gombroon to English traders and Gamrun to Dutch merchants) is a port city and capital of Hormozgan Province on the southern coast of Iran,
Tags :Bandar Abbas , Persian Gulf , Sea , Beach , Harbor , Ship , IRI
A big red fish, one of elements of the Haftseen set has been placed near Tehran's Milad Tower during Nowruz festivities March, 2013. Despite objections from some extremist zealots, Iranians have been keeping the world's oldest registered celebration.A big red fish, one of elements of the Haftseen set has been placed near Tehran's Milad Tower during Nowruz festivities March, 2013. Despite objections from some extremist zealots, Iranians have been keeping the world's oldest registered celebration.
Tags :Tehran , Milad Tower , Nowruz , 2013 , Red Fish , Haft-Seen
A black Peugeot 206 passes by Tehran's Vanak Square 2009. After 1979 revolution, Iran became a major importer of French cars. More than %20 of Peugeot sales are in Iran, according to official figures.A black Peugeot 206 passes by Tehran's Vanak Square 2009. After 1979 revolution, Iran became a major importer of French cars. More than %20 of Peugeot sales are in Iran, according to official figures.
Tags :Tehran , Vanak Square , Peugeot , 2009 , Car
A boutique in Lahijan/Gilan has set a Traditional Dress known as Ghasemabadi which is a colorful attire used by villagers on special occasions. Ghasemabadi is also the name of a traditional dance displaying work on a Bijar (rice field)A boutique in Lahijan/Gilan has set a Traditional Dress known as Ghasemabadi which is a colorful attire used by villagers on special occasions. Ghasemabadi is also the name of a traditional dance displaying work on a Bijar (rice field)
Tags :Lahijan , Ghasemabadi , Traditional , Dress , Gilan
A boy and his teacher watch Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi writing a text on a black board during a visit to a new school school part of a program called Sepah Danesh Corps in the context of White Revolution in 1963.A boy and his teacher watch Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi writing a text on a black board during a visit to a new school school part of a program called Sepah Danesh Corps in the context of White Revolution in 1963.
Tags :Pahlavi , Mohammad Reza Shah , Sepah Danesh , School , 1963 , White Revolution
A boy is guiding three blind beggers, supposedly Qajar era.A boy is guiding three blind beggers, supposedly Qajar era.
Tags :Qajar , Blind , Beggar , Boy
A bust of Ferdowsi created by Afshin Esfandiari in National Museum of Tajikistan. Ferdowsi was a famous Persian poet, creator of Shahnameh (Epic of Kings) which is a narrative the Iranian history since the beginning of time until the fall of the SassanianA bust of Ferdowsi created by Afshin Esfandiari in National Museum of Tajikistan. Ferdowsi was a famous Persian poet, creator of Shahnameh (Epic of Kings) which is a narrative the Iranian history since the beginning of time until the fall of the Sassanian
Tags :Tajikistan , Ferdowsi , Statue , Ferdowsi Statues , Bust , Afshin Esfandiari
A Bust of Javad Tondgooyan IRI's minister of Oil (Petroleum) during the Iran-Iraq war who was taken into custody by Iraqi forces and later died under torture.A Bust of Javad Tondgooyan IRI's minister of Oil (Petroleum) during the Iran-Iraq war who was taken into custody by Iraqi forces and later died under torture.
Tags :IRI , Javad Tondgooyan , Bust , Petroleum , Minister of Oil , Iran–Iraq War , Martyr
A Bust of Omar Khayyam Neishabouri, philosopher, poet, and great scientist of his time in a park in Tehran in 2009. Khayyam invented the Jalali calendar which is the most accurate calendar to date.A Bust of Omar Khayyam Neishabouri, philosopher, poet, and great scientist of his time in a park in Tehran in 2009. Khayyam invented the Jalali calendar which is the most accurate calendar to date.
Tags :Tehran , Bust , Khayyam , 2009 , Poet
A car with Press TV sticker in Gaza. Journalists found themselves once target of the Israeli violence in Nov, 2012 and 3 Palestinian journalists were killed after missiles hit their cars. another strike on a media building injured at least six journalistsA car with Press TV sticker in Gaza. Journalists found themselves once target of the Israeli violence in Nov, 2012 and 3 Palestinian journalists were killed after missiles hit their cars. another strike on a media building injured at least six journalists
Tags :Gaza , Press TV , 2012 , Five Media Lies About Gaza 2012
A Caravan of Silver arrives at the British Imperial Bank Persia. Qajar did not have its own banking system and the economy was based on finding resources (loans) to cover the royal court expenses.A Caravan of Silver arrives at the British Imperial Bank Persia. Qajar did not have its own banking system and the economy was based on finding resources (loans) to cover the royal court expenses.
Tags :Qajar , Imperial , Bank , Persia , Caravan , Silver , Imperial Bank of Persia
A ceremonial gathering in Charmahal Bakhtiyari province which is a live anthropology museum where nomadic tribes defy city life. Bakhtiyari Women in their Traditional colorful dressess dance around a circle per occasion.A ceremonial gathering in Charmahal Bakhtiyari province which is a live anthropology museum where nomadic tribes defy city life. Bakhtiyari Women in their Traditional colorful dressess dance around a circle per occasion.
Tags :Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province , Tribe , Women , Traditional , Dress , Ashayer
A cheap replica of the Darvazeh Qazvin is installed at Meydan-e Qazvin Square in Tehran where once stood a beautiful water fountain on top of splendid statues. Tehran's historical sites have systematically been destroyed replaced by soulless structures.A cheap replica of the Darvazeh Qazvin is installed at Meydan-e Qazvin Square in Tehran where once stood a beautiful water fountain on top of splendid statues. Tehran's historical sites have systematically been destroyed replaced by soulless structures.
Tags :Tehran , Qazvin , Darvazeh , Square , Meydan , 2011 , IRI
A clip from the Keyhan newspaper announcing Hoveida's ExecutionA clip from the Keyhan newspaper announcing Hoveida's Execution
Tags :Keyhan , Hoveida , Execution
A Coin from Achaemenid Satrap Mazaeus: During the reign of Dariush 3., he became the Satrap of Babylon an area known to the Greek as Mesopotamia. He was promised in marriage to king Dariush' daughter Barsine (aka Statira) who later married Alexander.A Coin from Achaemenid Satrap Mazaeus: During the reign of Dariush 3., he became the Satrap of Babylon an area known to the Greek as Mesopotamia. He was promised in marriage to king Dariush' daughter Barsine (aka Statira) who later married Alexander.
Tags :Achaemenid , Mazaeus , Satrap , Coin
A Commercial Firm in Rasht./ Photograph from Qajar eraA Commercial Firm in Rasht./ Photograph from Qajar era
Tags :Rasht , Commerce , Firm
A commercial ship at the harbor near the Portuguese Castle in Hormoz Island on shores of the Persian Gulf.Hormuz Island was liberated on Apr, 21, 1622. from Portuguese invasion by Shah Abbas the Great with help from the British navy.A commercial ship at the harbor near the Portuguese Castle in Hormoz Island on shores of the Persian Gulf.Hormuz Island was liberated on Apr, 21, 1622. from Portuguese invasion by Shah Abbas the Great with help from the British navy.
Tags :Persian , Gulf , Hormoz , Island , Portuguese , Castle , Hormoz Island , Ship , Harbor , Sea , IRI
A commercial ship docks at the Bushehr Seaport, a strategic point on the Persian Gulf. In 1734 Nader Shah of Afsharid Dynasty chose it as the site for an Iranian naval base. A coastal road links Bushehr to Bandar-e Abbas to the southeast.A commercial ship docks at the Bushehr Seaport, a strategic point on the Persian Gulf. In 1734 Nader Shah of Afsharid Dynasty chose it as the site for an Iranian naval base. A coastal road links Bushehr to Bandar-e Abbas to the southeast.
Tags :Persian Gulf , Bushehr , Night , Ship
A couple ride their Horses at Sunset in Kish Island on the Persian Gulf. Kish resort island is a touristic destination part of the Hormozgan Province of Iran, due to free trade, historical and natural attractions, hotels, restaurants, and nightlife.A couple ride their Horses at Sunset in Kish Island on the Persian Gulf. Kish resort island is a touristic destination part of the Hormozgan Province of Iran, due to free trade, historical and natural attractions, hotels, restaurants, and nightlife.
Tags :Kish Island , Horse , Sunset , Persian Gulf
A Cow is having a good time munching on the grass in front of a deserted Shah Abbas Safavi  Caravansaray near Emamzadeh Hashem in Gilan. Shah Abbas built 999 caravansarays around Iran along trade routes in order to make travelling safer.A Cow is having a good time munching on the grass in front of a deserted Shah Abbas Safavi Caravansaray near Emamzadeh Hashem in Gilan. Shah Abbas built 999 caravansarays around Iran along trade routes in order to make travelling safer.
Tags :Shah , Abbas , Caravansaray , Cow , Gilan , Safavid
A crow enjoys the view on a ring denoting earliest physics studies by the Iranian scientist Al Birouni. He also showed interest in sociology, astronomy, astrology, chemistry, history, geography, mathematics, medicine, psychology, philosophy, theologyA crow enjoys the view on a ring denoting earliest physics studies by the Iranian scientist Al Birouni. He also showed interest in sociology, astronomy, astrology, chemistry, history, geography, mathematics, medicine, psychology, philosophy, theology
Tags :Tehran , Laleh Park , Birouni , Crow , Samanian Dynasty
A Crow warms herself up on top of a light left on during last days of Winter in Tehran 2011. Crows are one of those rare species of Birds that have survived increasing traffic and air pollution.A Crow warms herself up on top of a light left on during last days of Winter in Tehran 2011. Crows are one of those rare species of Birds that have survived increasing traffic and air pollution.
Tags :Tehran , Crow , Bird , Light , Winter , 2011
A Dassault Falcon 20 (Mystere) of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army at Basle/Mulhouse, France Airport, April 1982. Dassault Falcon is a family of business jets, manufactured by Dassault Aviation, France.A Dassault Falcon 20 (Mystere) of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army at Basle/Mulhouse, France Airport, April 1982. Dassault Falcon is a family of business jets, manufactured by Dassault Aviation, France.
Tags :France , Mulhouse , Falcon , 1982 , Dassault Falcon , Plane , Airplane , IIAF , IRIAF
A decorated clay bowl (Pottery) found in Rhagae's Hasanabad  belonging to 4000BCA decorated clay bowl (Pottery) found in Rhagae's Hasanabad belonging to 4000BC
Tags :Rhagae , Hasanabad , Pottery , 4000BC
A Dog wandering in Rubbles of Khorramshahr. Imam Khomeini' poster on the wall.A Dog wandering in Rubbles of Khorramshahr. Imam Khomeini' poster on the wall.
Tags :Khorramshahr , Dog , Rubble , Imam Khomeini , Poster , Khomeini
A dolphin plays basketball with a trainer at an aquarium on Kish Island a 5-square-kilometers resort island in the Persian Gulf, part of the Hormozgan Province of Iran. Kish provides many attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, free trade, and more.A dolphin plays basketball with a trainer at an aquarium on Kish Island a 5-square-kilometers resort island in the Persian Gulf, part of the Hormozgan Province of Iran. Kish provides many attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, free trade, and more.
Tags :Persian Gulf , Kish Island , Dolphin , Basketball , Ball , 2011
A drawing shows Achaemenid Cyrus The Great taking BabylonA drawing shows Achaemenid Cyrus The Great taking Babylon
Tags :Achaemenid , Cyrus The Great , Babylon , Chariot
A family photo taken in by the shore of the Gilan Sea in Anzali circa 1950s. Children play around a Russian made Pabeda automobile and the liscence plate is 9-R meaning that it was the 9th car in Rasht, explaining the attention.A family photo taken in by the shore of the Gilan Sea in Anzali circa 1950s. Children play around a Russian made Pabeda automobile and the liscence plate is 9-R meaning that it was the 9th car in Rasht, explaining the attention.
Tags :Gilan , Anzali , Pabeda , 1950s
A female Policewoman is trying to enforce Hijab (Islamic Dress Code) on passing by citizens on streets of TehranA female Policewoman is trying to enforce Hijab (Islamic Dress Code) on passing by citizens on streets of Tehran
Tags :Street , Police , Woman , Enforce , Hijab , 2009 , Islamic , IRI , Iranian Woman
A fine modern example of Persian Arts: Iranian Miniature evolved in digital age. A beautiful Woman is serving Wine and playing a musical Instrument.It is difficult to trace the origins of the Persian miniature, as it flourished during the Safavid period.A fine modern example of Persian Arts: Iranian Miniature evolved in digital age. A beautiful Woman is serving Wine and playing a musical Instrument.It is difficult to trace the origins of the Persian miniature, as it flourished during the Safavid period.
Tags :Iranian , Arts , Miniature , Woman , Wine , Instrument
A fine page of Shahnameh of Ferdowsi dedicated to Shah Tahmasp, the second king of the Safavid Dynasty. It's the result of artwork by best artists of the time starting 2 years before Shah Ismail's death and finished by his son.A fine page of Shahnameh of Ferdowsi dedicated to Shah Tahmasp, the second king of the Safavid Dynasty. It's the result of artwork by best artists of the time starting 2 years before Shah Ismail's death and finished by his son.
Tags :Safavid , Shah Tahmasp , Shahnameh , Ferdowsi , Safavian Dynasty
A Funny method of Bike Transport in Tehran: A young man has to sit on rolls of goods on the back of a bike to save on costs. The rider is sitting inconveniently but obeys the enforced safety regulation of wearing a helmet. Doing business is difficult.A Funny method of Bike Transport in Tehran: A young man has to sit on rolls of goods on the back of a bike to save on costs. The rider is sitting inconveniently but obeys the enforced safety regulation of wearing a helmet. Doing business is difficult.
Tags :Tehran , Funny , Transport , Motorcycle , Peykan
A giant poster of Martyr Bahonar who was Prime Minister covers 5 floors of the Tajrish Parking. The sign of the City Bank may not be an immediate alternative for the Citibank but may ring a bell.A giant poster of Martyr Bahonar who was Prime Minister covers 5 floors of the Tajrish Parking. The sign of the City Bank may not be an immediate alternative for the Citibank but may ring a bell.
Tags :Tehran , Tajrish , Parking , Bank , Bahonar , Martyr , 2010
A Girl from Charmahal Bakhtiyari Ashayer weaves a Persian Carpet, each a priceless masterpiece of art woven knot by knot.Ashayer weavers produce rugs, kelims and bags mostly shades of white and ivory, red and brown.A Girl from Charmahal Bakhtiyari Ashayer weaves a Persian Carpet, each a priceless masterpiece of art woven knot by knot.Ashayer weavers produce rugs, kelims and bags mostly shades of white and ivory, red and brown.
Tags :Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province , , Girl , Persian Carpet , Handicraft
A girl makes a victory sign during post election protests against wide-spread fraud allegations.A girl makes a victory sign during post election protests against wide-spread fraud allegations.
Tags :Election , Protest , Girl , Victory , 2009 , Green
A Gold Bracelet (Armlet) from the Achaemenid Empire. It was probably adorn with precious Jewels with some artistic rendering of one of well-known symbols of the Achaemenid Persia; Symmetric Griffins.A Gold Bracelet (Armlet) from the Achaemenid Empire. It was probably adorn with precious Jewels with some artistic rendering of one of well-known symbols of the Achaemenid Persia; Symmetric Griffins.
Tags :Achaemenid , Jewel , Bracelet , Gold , British Museum , Deity , Griffin , Shirdal
A Gold Rhyton with two Lions found in historical sites of GilanA Gold Rhyton with two Lions found in historical sites of Gilan
Tags :Gilan , Gold , Rhyton , Lion , Gilan , Museum
A graphic shows Iran flag as a Map on the Globe @Internet. Broadband revenue in Iran is expected to increase by 124% between 2011 and 2016 to reach $1.2 billion, despite international pressure on vendors to curtail their business activities in the countryA graphic shows Iran flag as a Map on the Globe @Internet. Broadband revenue in Iran is expected to increase by 124% between 2011 and 2016 to reach $1.2 billion, despite international pressure on vendors to curtail their business activities in the country
Tags :Iran , Map , Globe , Internet , Iranian Flag , Broadband , Iran Broadband 2012 , Iran Internet Influence 2012
A green light shines on top of the dome of the Mausoleum of Firooz Nahavandi, a main attraction in Kashan. Also known as Abu-Lolo, he was the Iranian who assassinated Caliph Omar Khattab and took the revenge of Iranians whose country was invaded.A green light shines on top of the dome of the Mausoleum of Firooz Nahavandi, a main attraction in Kashan. Also known as Abu-Lolo, he was the Iranian who assassinated Caliph Omar Khattab and took the revenge of Iranians whose country was invaded.
Tags :Kashan , Firooz Nahavandi , Mausoleum , Dome , Night , Green , Light
A greeting card for the occasion of Bahmangan, one of ancient Iranian festivities. The Bahmangan symbol flower Zardak-e Sahra, Shaqaqol (parsnip) blooms in the month of Bahman (January-February) Special treats for celebration were made using Shaqaqol.A greeting card for the occasion of Bahmangan, one of ancient Iranian festivities. The Bahmangan symbol flower Zardak-e Sahra, Shaqaqol (parsnip) blooms in the month of Bahman (January-February) Special treats for celebration were made using Shaqaqol.
Tags :Bahmangan , 2013 , Iranian , Persian , Iranian Festivities , Parsnip , Flower , Card
A greeting card for Yalda, one of the oldest Iranian Festivities on the longest night of the year,  winter solstice is celebrated as Shab-e Yalda after which days grow longer and it's considered the victory of light (God) over darkness (Evil).A greeting card for Yalda, one of the oldest Iranian Festivities on the longest night of the year, winter solstice is celebrated as Shab-e Yalda after which days grow longer and it's considered the victory of light (God) over darkness (Evil).
Tags :Iranian Festivities , Yalda , Card , Pomegranate , Watermelon , Nuts , Card
A group of beautiful Iranian School Girls are Mocking enforced Hijab, taking their headscarf off and posing in front of a propaganda sign promoting Islamic dress code which has been imposed on the female society by force.A group of beautiful Iranian School Girls are Mocking enforced Hijab, taking their headscarf off and posing in front of a propaganda sign promoting Islamic dress code which has been imposed on the female society by force.
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A group of Qajar noblemen on entertaining with TricyclesA group of Qajar noblemen on entertaining with Tricycles
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A Happy Abangan Greeting Card for 1391.Abangan Ceremonies generally take place on 10th of original Aban, and 4th Aban in official calendar (Oct, 25) to honor Anahita, the Persian deity of flowing waters.A Happy Abangan Greeting Card for 1391.Abangan Ceremonies generally take place on 10th of original Aban, and 4th Aban in official calendar (Oct, 25) to honor Anahita, the Persian deity of flowing waters.
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A Lady and her Bicycle in Rasht in 1950s.Rasht is situated on a branch of the Sefidrood River  south of the Caspian Sea. Its importance as the main city of the Guilan region dates from Russia's expansion southward in the 17th century.A Lady and her Bicycle in Rasht in 1950s.Rasht is situated on a branch of the Sefidrood River south of the Caspian Sea. Its importance as the main city of the Guilan region dates from Russia's expansion southward in the 17th century.
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A little Qajar girl adorned in silver jewelryA little Qajar girl adorned in silver jewelry
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A local man standing on the porch of his rock house in Kerman's historical Meymand village of Babak cityA local man standing on the porch of his rock house in Kerman's historical Meymand village of Babak city
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A local woman walking in Kerman's historical Meymand village of Babak cityA local woman walking in Kerman's historical Meymand village of Babak city
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A local women talking in Kerman's historical Meymand village of Babak city.A local women talking in Kerman's historical Meymand village of Babak city.
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A Mahan Air service center at Imam Khomeini International Airport of Tehran.The airline was established in 1991 and began operations in 1992 as Iran's first private airline. It joined the IATA in 2001 and is owned by Mol-Al-Movahedin Organisation .A Mahan Air service center at Imam Khomeini International Airport of Tehran.The airline was established in 1991 and began operations in 1992 as Iran's first private airline. It joined the IATA in 2001 and is owned by Mol-Al-Movahedin Organisation .
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A man Sleeping at Tehran's crowded Imam Khomeini SquareA man Sleeping at Tehran's crowded Imam Khomeini Square
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A map of Persia proper in 1867 showing the Persian Gulf before creation of Pakistan from the book THE SEVEN GREAT MONARCHIES OF THE ANCIENT EASTERN WORLD by George Rawlinson.A map of Persia proper in 1867 showing the Persian Gulf before creation of Pakistan from the book THE SEVEN GREAT MONARCHIES OF THE ANCIENT EASTERN WORLD by George Rawlinson.
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A memorable shot from the Iranian Revolution of 1979 by Bahman Jalali. Revolutionary fighters carry a wounded person during clashes with the imperial guards of the Pahlavi regome. Jalali was a renown photographer who also documented the Iran-Iraq War.A memorable shot from the Iranian Revolution of 1979 by Bahman Jalali. Revolutionary fighters carry a wounded person during clashes with the imperial guards of the Pahlavi regome. Jalali was a renown photographer who also documented the Iran-Iraq War.
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A Memorial in Tehran City Park for victims of Chemical weapons in the city of Sardasht. Chemical bombs killed thousands of civilians and left many other injured.A Memorial in Tehran City Park for victims of Chemical weapons in the city of Sardasht. Chemical bombs killed thousands of civilians and left many other injured.
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A MiG-29UB of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force in 2011 near Tehran - Mehrabad International Airport. In 2006, a $700 million repair and modernization program of the IRIAF MiG-29 and Su-24 fighters was completed.A MiG-29UB of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force in 2011 near Tehran - Mehrabad International Airport. In 2006, a $700 million repair and modernization program of the IRIAF MiG-29 and Su-24 fighters was completed.
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A miniature Painting visualizing a tragic scene from Shahnameh Ferdowsi where Rostam unknowingly kills his own son Sohrab.Shahnameh chronicles the legendary history of the kings of Iran from Keyumars to Yazdegerd III.A miniature Painting visualizing a tragic scene from Shahnameh Ferdowsi where Rostam unknowingly kills his own son Sohrab.Shahnameh chronicles the legendary history of the kings of Iran from Keyumars to Yazdegerd III.
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A model of Achaemenid era warship was actually a huge trireme used in Persian and Greek Navy. Sometimes the cavalry was re-embarked on the ships for surprise attacks and regular maritime lines had been established for ease of trade and logistics.A model of Achaemenid era warship was actually a huge trireme used in Persian and Greek Navy. Sometimes the cavalry was re-embarked on the ships for surprise attacks and regular maritime lines had been established for ease of trade and logistics.
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A modern pharmacy near the end of Qajar era in1921A modern pharmacy near the end of Qajar era in1921
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A Monkey rides on the back of a Motorcycle in Kerman (as the plate says) It is quite Funny to see a monkey on a Bike but from the lace on the animal's neck, it's obvious that she's a show monkey.A Monkey rides on the back of a Motorcycle in Kerman (as the plate says) It is quite Funny to see a monkey on a Bike but from the lace on the animal's neck, it's obvious that she's a show monkey.
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A NAJA police Van of the city of Darab is carrying Satellite dishes confiscated during a crackdown on growing use of Iranian channels broadcast from abroad; a very futile attempt to stop flow of information at the communication age.A NAJA police Van of the city of Darab is carrying Satellite dishes confiscated during a crackdown on growing use of Iranian channels broadcast from abroad; a very futile attempt to stop flow of information at the communication age.
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A nice and simple Alachigh at a Botanic Garden in Tehran 2011. Iranians have a long history of turning the desert into beautiful gardens so splendid also called Pardis; whcih is the origin of the word Paradise in western culture.A nice and simple Alachigh at a Botanic Garden in Tehran 2011. Iranians have a long history of turning the desert into beautiful gardens so splendid also called Pardis; whcih is the origin of the word Paradise in western culture.
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A painting featuring the Battle Of Issus between armies Achaemenid Dariush 3. and Macedonian Alexander in 333 BC in which Dariush deserted the battlefield. Painting by French artist Jan The Elder Brueghel in 	Musee du Louvre, Paris Oil Painting on Canvas.A painting featuring the Battle Of Issus between armies Achaemenid Dariush 3. and Macedonian Alexander in 333 BC in which Dariush deserted the battlefield. Painting by French artist Jan The Elder Brueghel in Musee du Louvre, Paris Oil Painting on Canvas.
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A painting from Jewish Prophet Heyghoogh Mausoleum in Tuyserkan. Also known as Habahook, he lived around 600 BC.A painting from Jewish Prophet Heyghoogh Mausoleum in Tuyserkan. Also known as Habahook, he lived around 600 BC.
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A painting from Qajar Crown Prince Abbas Mirza holding a sword: He was a gallant and restless fighter with a vision to modernize the Iranian army but his life was short and he died a year before his father Fathali Shah.A painting from Qajar Crown Prince Abbas Mirza holding a sword: He was a gallant and restless fighter with a vision to modernize the Iranian army but his life was short and he died a year before his father Fathali Shah.
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A painting from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam translated by Edward Fitzgerald shows an old man with a long white beard and Persian headdress reads by the light of a large candle by Adelaide Hanscom and Blanche Cumming.A painting from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam translated by Edward Fitzgerald shows an old man with a long white beard and Persian headdress reads by the light of a large candle by Adelaide Hanscom and Blanche Cumming.
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A painting in a church in Lambrechtshagen / Germany features prophet Daniel sitting near Lions while the Achaemenid king Dariush (Darius the Mede) is watching from the terrace.Darius the Mede is a biblical person in the Book of Daniel, Chapters 6-9.A painting in a church in Lambrechtshagen / Germany features prophet Daniel sitting near Lions while the Achaemenid king Dariush (Darius the Mede) is watching from the terrace.Darius the Mede is a biblical person in the Book of Daniel, Chapters 6-9.
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A painting shows Iranian traveler Naser Khosrau and his brother in Basra where they was refused entry to a public Hamam because they looked so poor and shaggy. He recounts humiliation after children chasing them with stones in public indifference.A painting shows Iranian traveler Naser Khosrau and his brother in Basra where they was refused entry to a public Hamam because they looked so poor and shaggy. He recounts humiliation after children chasing them with stones in public indifference.
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A painting shows the Ambassador of Safavid king Shah Abbas 1st in  Europe. Abbas I as a new Ceasar being honoured by the trumpets of fame and the Persian embassy in Allegorie de l Occasion.A painting shows the Ambassador of Safavid king Shah Abbas 1st in Europe. Abbas I as a new Ceasar being honoured by the trumpets of fame and the Persian embassy in Allegorie de l Occasion.
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A painting shows the Iranian Prophet Zoroaster and other symbols of a Zoroastrian temple such as Eternal Fire, Ahouramazda, Angels and some events from the holy book.Gathas of Avesta proves religious transformations in old Persia through Yashts and Yasna,A painting shows the Iranian Prophet Zoroaster and other symbols of a Zoroastrian temple such as Eternal Fire, Ahouramazda, Angels and some events from the holy book.Gathas of Avesta proves religious transformations in old Persia through Yashts and Yasna,
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A Palestinian woman walks next to a banner that reads "Thanks and gratitude to Iran" in Gaza City, Nov. 27, 2012.Firing advanced Kornet missiles at IDF targets by Iranian-backed Popular Resistance Committees (PRC) was a game-changer is Palestinain causeA Palestinian woman walks next to a banner that reads "Thanks and gratitude to Iran" in Gaza City, Nov. 27, 2012.Firing advanced Kornet missiles at IDF targets by Iranian-backed Popular Resistance Committees (PRC) was a game-changer is Palestinain cause
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A panorama vew of Tehran where the Damavand Mountain can be seen covered with snow at surise.Civilization in Tehran has 3000 years of history. The earliest documents referring to the name Tehran date back to 10th Century.A panorama vew of Tehran where the Damavand Mountain can be seen covered with snow at surise.Civilization in Tehran has 3000 years of history. The earliest documents referring to the name Tehran date back to 10th Century.
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A panorama view of Hamedan at Night: Circular lights clearly depict the form of the ancient Median city which consisted of 7 circles. Each circle was inhabited by people of a a certain social status where the king and the royal family lived in the center.A panorama view of Hamedan at Night: Circular lights clearly depict the form of the ancient Median city which consisted of 7 circles. Each circle was inhabited by people of a a certain social status where the king and the royal family lived in the center.
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A panoramic view at night from the Safavid 33 Pol Bridge of IsfahanA panoramic view at night from the Safavid 33 Pol Bridge of Isfahan
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A Persian handmade Carpet is designed using lyrics and paintings from Shahnameh, the Book of Kings by Ferdowsi on display at the Carpet Museum of Iran.Shahnameh chronicles the legendary history of the kings of Iran from Keyumars to Yazdegerd III.A Persian handmade Carpet is designed using lyrics and paintings from Shahnameh, the Book of Kings by Ferdowsi on display at the Carpet Museum of Iran.Shahnameh chronicles the legendary history of the kings of Iran from Keyumars to Yazdegerd III.
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A Persian onager foal was born on Sept. 7, 2012 at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Va, USA. They are critically endangered and extremely rare in Iran due to loss of habitat, poaching and competition with domestic livestock.A Persian onager foal was born on Sept. 7, 2012 at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Va, USA. They are critically endangered and extremely rare in Iran due to loss of habitat, poaching and competition with domestic livestock.
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A Persian onager in a Zoo in Germany. Onagers are fast and the world’s fastest wild equid and that has been a tempting characteristic for hunters. The Sassanid king Bahram 5th is also called Goor (Persian onager) because of his passion for hunting them.A Persian onager in a Zoo in Germany. Onagers are fast and the world’s fastest wild equid and that has been a tempting characteristic for hunters. The Sassanid king Bahram 5th is also called Goor (Persian onager) because of his passion for hunting them.
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A Petrochemical unit in Asalouyeh city in Bushehr.A Petrochemical unit in Asalouyeh city in Bushehr.
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A Petrography (Petroglyph) found in Susa 5-6 century BC shows an Elamid Woman sitting in front of a spinning machine producing yarn or thread from fibers. Her attire shows the important of Clothes at a time when most humanity was savage.A Petrography (Petroglyph) found in Susa 5-6 century BC shows an Elamid Woman sitting in front of a spinning machine producing yarn or thread from fibers. Her attire shows the important of Clothes at a time when most humanity was savage.
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A photo of Iranian leader Seyyed Ali Hosseini Khamenei in his younghood autographed to a friend. Born 17 July 1939, he is the Supreme Leader of Iran and the figurative head of the Twelver Shia Marja.A photo of Iranian leader Seyyed Ali Hosseini Khamenei in his younghood autographed to a friend. Born 17 July 1939, he is the Supreme Leader of Iran and the figurative head of the Twelver Shia Marja.
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A photo of the Embassy of Iran in Moscow, June, 2007. The Iranian embassy in Moscow is the diplomatic mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Russian Federation. The chancery is located at 7 Pokrovsky Boulevard.A photo of the Embassy of Iran in Moscow, June, 2007. The Iranian embassy in Moscow is the diplomatic mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Russian Federation. The chancery is located at 7 Pokrovsky Boulevard.
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A photograph in STERN magazine; Ayatollah Khomeini is being cheered and crowded as he returns to Tehran from exile on Feb,1 1979. A moment earlier, a supporter had, in the exuberance of the moment, knocked the turban off his head.A photograph in STERN magazine; Ayatollah Khomeini is being cheered and crowded as he returns to Tehran from exile on Feb,1 1979. A moment earlier, a supporter had, in the exuberance of the moment, knocked the turban off his head.
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A photo-like paiting from a Qajar Prince, most probably Naseroddin Shah Zel-ol-soltan in Hungarian uniform.A photo-like paiting from a Qajar Prince, most probably Naseroddin Shah Zel-ol-soltan in Hungarian uniform.
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A picture means a thousand words, A Child in the Ruins of a house shows a Book and clothes of another child during the Iran-Iraq war in the city of KhorramshahrA picture means a thousand words, A Child in the Ruins of a house shows a Book and clothes of another child during the Iran-Iraq war in the city of Khorramshahr
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A picture of Mashin Doodi in Rhagae (Sharerey) Metro Station 2009 from Back (rear)A picture of Mashin Doodi in Rhagae (Sharerey) Metro Station 2009 from Back (rear)
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A picturial Tabriz Carpet with images of some Iranian notables such as,Shah Ismail, Anoushirvan, Nader Shah, Shah Abbas, etc. The Tabriz Rug is a famous branch of Persian Carpet produced in the West Azarbaijan Province of Iran.A picturial Tabriz Carpet with images of some Iranian notables such as,Shah Ismail, Anoushirvan, Nader Shah, Shah Abbas, etc. The Tabriz Rug is a famous branch of Persian Carpet produced in the West Azarbaijan Province of Iran.
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A poetry curved on marble telling about the construction phases of Tehran's historical Sajjad Mosque at Fakhrerazi intersection 2009. Officially inaugurated on July, 4, 1947 (Pahlavi II), it was built by halp from 1016 people.A poetry curved on marble telling about the construction phases of Tehran's historical Sajjad Mosque at Fakhrerazi intersection 2009. Officially inaugurated on July, 4, 1947 (Pahlavi II), it was built by halp from 1016 people.
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A Portrait painting of the Qajar King Naseroddin Shah, a dictator who reigned in Iran for half a centuray despite being one of the most inept and corrupt rulers of all times. Until he was assassinated by Mirza Reza Kermani on May,1 1896.A Portrait painting of the Qajar King Naseroddin Shah, a dictator who reigned in Iran for half a centuray despite being one of the most inept and corrupt rulers of all times. Until he was assassinated by Mirza Reza Kermani on May,1 1896.
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A portratit from famous Iranian Poet Saadi  of Shiraz.A portratit from famous Iranian Poet Saadi of Shiraz.
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A Postal Stamp bearing the image of Qajar king Mohammad Ali Shah and a value of 50 Qeran. The qiran was a currency of Iran between 1825 and 1932 subdivided into 20 shahi or 1000 dinar and was worth one tenth of a toman.A Postal Stamp bearing the image of Qajar king Mohammad Ali Shah and a value of 50 Qeran. The qiran was a currency of Iran between 1825 and 1932 subdivided into 20 shahi or 1000 dinar and was worth one tenth of a toman.
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A postal stamp from India issued in 1971 in memory of Achaemenid king Cyrus The Great after the 2500 years celebrations in Perspolis. Cyrus was the founder of Iran and the Cyrus Cylinder is known to be world's first charter of human rights.A postal stamp from India issued in 1971 in memory of Achaemenid king Cyrus The Great after the 2500 years celebrations in Perspolis. Cyrus was the founder of Iran and the Cyrus Cylinder is known to be world's first charter of human rights.
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A postcard for Mehregan, one of the most important Iranian Festivities.Ceremonies may start any time during the month of Mehr depending on traditions. Mehregan; a name-day feast, is to honor the Yazata of Mehr, deity of friendship, affection and love.A postcard for Mehregan, one of the most important Iranian Festivities.Ceremonies may start any time during the month of Mehr depending on traditions. Mehregan; a name-day feast, is to honor the Yazata of Mehr, deity of friendship, affection and love.
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A postcard for the occasion of the Shahrivargan feast, also celebrated as ancient Persian Fathers Day is one of ancient Iranian Festivities. It is one of 12 monthly Iranian Feasts and one of Persian water festivals.A postcard for the occasion of the Shahrivargan feast, also celebrated as ancient Persian Fathers Day is one of ancient Iranian Festivities. It is one of 12 monthly Iranian Feasts and one of Persian water festivals.
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A Posterin Mashhad explains why a boulvard named after famous Iranian poet Iraj Mirza was renamed because of his views. Instable attitides towards prominent Iranian figures such as Molana, has given neighbouring counties a chance to confiscate them.A Posterin Mashhad explains why a boulvard named after famous Iranian poet Iraj Mirza was renamed because of his views. Instable attitides towards prominent Iranian figures such as Molana, has given neighbouring counties a chance to confiscate them.
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A precious Tiara of Pahlavi era. Adorn with red Rubies and Laal, it's one of the most expensive Jewels of its kind. These items are on display at the Museum of national (formerly Imperial) jewels in Tahran.A precious Tiara of Pahlavi era. Adorn with red Rubies and Laal, it's one of the most expensive Jewels of its kind. These items are on display at the Museum of national (formerly Imperial) jewels in Tahran.
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A Qajar era Painting shows the day of Ashura where Imam Hossein and his followers were tortured and slain in  Karbala. The unique collection of paintings in Moghaddam Museum of Tehran are priceless in terms of their historical value.A Qajar era Painting shows the day of Ashura where Imam Hossein and his followers were tortured and slain in Karbala. The unique collection of paintings in Moghaddam Museum of Tehran are priceless in terms of their historical value.
Tags :Tehran , Ashura , Karbala , Painting , Moghaddam Museum , Imam Hossein , Torture , Tragedy , Muharram
A Qajar era post card with the photo of a beautiful Armenian Girl on it from Jolfa-Isfahan. The stamp carries Naseroddin Shah's photo dated 1896.Jolfa is the Armenian quarter of Isfahan, Iran, located along the south bank of the river Zayandeh Rood.A Qajar era post card with the photo of a beautiful Armenian Girl on it from Jolfa-Isfahan. The stamp carries Naseroddin Shah's photo dated 1896.Jolfa is the Armenian quarter of Isfahan, Iran, located along the south bank of the river Zayandeh Rood.
Tags :Qajar , Armenian , Girl , Beautiful , Naseroddin Shah , Jolfa , Isfahan , Qajar Girls
A Qajar Girl in European dress poses with a traditional Musical InstrumentA Qajar Girl in European dress poses with a traditional Musical Instrument
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A Qajar Lady Shazdeh Khanoom poses for a photograph riding a bicycle, she married her cousin Seyfoddin Mirza and had two daughters named Monavvareh and Monireh.A Qajar Lady Shazdeh Khanoom poses for a photograph riding a bicycle, she married her cousin Seyfoddin Mirza and had two daughters named Monavvareh and Monireh.
Tags :Qajar , Lady , Ride , Bicycle , Woman , Iranian Woman
A Qajar Nobleman and his Family and Children pose for a photograph at the yard. The rich man's smoking hooka is a bad habit of those old times made popular by the Qajar royal court.A Qajar Nobleman and his Family and Children pose for a photograph at the yard. The rich man's smoking hooka is a bad habit of those old times made popular by the Qajar royal court.
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A Qajar Prince, most probably Ahmad Shah is sitting in the middle of Qajar Harem Ladies. The photograph is possibly taken in Golestan Palace which was the residence of the Qajar royal family.A Qajar Prince, most probably Ahmad Shah is sitting in the middle of Qajar Harem Ladies. The photograph is possibly taken in Golestan Palace which was the residence of the Qajar royal family.
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A Qajar-era Street Show; Animal circus a Bear is trained to entertain the audience. Dancing Bears are a tragic spectacle, which used to take place but is banned now because of cruelty involved such as piercing of their ultra-sensitive muzzle.A Qajar-era Street Show; Animal circus a Bear is trained to entertain the audience. Dancing Bears are a tragic spectacle, which used to take place but is banned now because of cruelty involved such as piercing of their ultra-sensitive muzzle.
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A quarter of Iranian Nuclear Scientists are ladies: a paperclip from Pahlavi era saysA quarter of Iranian Nuclear Scientists are ladies: a paperclip from Pahlavi era says
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A quote from the Iranian revolutionary Dr. Mosaddegh : My pain is not fences around the pond but to live amongst fish that cannot imagine the ocean. Zealots and monarchists might distort the image of Mosaddegh, but not his memory in the hearts of people.A quote from the Iranian revolutionary Dr. Mosaddegh : My pain is not fences around the pond but to live amongst fish that cannot imagine the ocean. Zealots and monarchists might distort the image of Mosaddegh, but not his memory in the hearts of people.
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A rare photo from Queen Sorayya Esfandiari from Bakhtiari tribe, second wife of Mohammad Reza Shah PahlaviA rare photo from Queen Sorayya Esfandiari from Bakhtiari tribe, second wife of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi
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A rare species of Fritillaria Flowers commonly known as upside-down Tulips is found in Chaharmahal Bakhtiari Province of Iran in Dasht-e Lalehay-e Vajgoon one of protected areas in Iran of 3600 acres near Koohrang.A rare species of Fritillaria Flowers commonly known as upside-down Tulips is found in Chaharmahal Bakhtiari Province of Iran in Dasht-e Lalehay-e Vajgoon one of protected areas in Iran of 3600 acres near Koohrang.
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A relief from the Parthian Empire in Izeh of Khuzestan. It shows Noblemen, princes, or courtiers paying alledgence to a Mehrdad 1st (the 6th king of Parthian Dynasty c. 171-137/8 BC) riding a horse, his servant is following him.A relief from the Parthian Empire in Izeh of Khuzestan. It shows Noblemen, princes, or courtiers paying alledgence to a Mehrdad 1st (the 6th king of Parthian Dynasty c. 171-137/8 BC) riding a horse, his servant is following him.
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A relief in Tang Chogan in Kazeroon near Bishabour in Fars Province shows Sassanid king Bahram 2 known as Sakanshah after a victory against Arab tribes.Tang Chogan is a valley where Sassanid kings used to play polo.A relief in Tang Chogan in Kazeroon near Bishabour in Fars Province shows Sassanid king Bahram 2 known as Sakanshah after a victory against Arab tribes.Tang Chogan is a valley where Sassanid kings used to play polo.
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A remarkable statue of Arash Kamangir(Archer) Legendary Hero of Ancient Persia in a park in Izeh. The story of Arash has been mentioned in Avesta and three times in Shahnameh of Ferdowsi. In a war with enemy, Arash is asked to throw a bow and end the war.A remarkable statue of Arash Kamangir(Archer) Legendary Hero of Ancient Persia in a park in Izeh. The story of Arash has been mentioned in Avesta and three times in Shahnameh of Ferdowsi. In a war with enemy, Arash is asked to throw a bow and end the war.
Tags :Persia , Legend , Arash Kamangir , Hero , Izeh , Shahnameh , Avesta , Bow , Archer
A Replica Hafez Mausoleum in Shiraz made of Khatam which is a traditional Iranian artwork mostly on wood.A Replica Hafez Mausoleum in Shiraz made of Khatam which is a traditional Iranian artwork mostly on wood.
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A replica of Iran Air airplanes decorates a Window Shop in Tehran selling uniforms, badges, etc Dec, 2011.A replica of Iran Air airplanes decorates a Window Shop in Tehran selling uniforms, badges, etc Dec, 2011.
Tags :Tehran , Window , Shop , Iran Air , 2011 , Replica , Airplane , IRI , Plane
A replica of Iran's first National Satellite named Omid (hope) successfuly launched on Feb, 2, 2009: described as a data-processing satellite for research and telecommunications, Iran is the 9th country to put a domestically-built satellite into orbit.A replica of Iran's first National Satellite named Omid (hope) successfuly launched on Feb, 2, 2009: described as a data-processing satellite for research and telecommunications, Iran is the 9th country to put a domestically-built satellite into orbit.
Tags :Iran , National , Satellite , Omid , 2009 , Telecommunication
A replica of Leonardo Da Vinci's Creation of human is on display at one of Tehran Metro Stations (ask where) Tehran Metro is becoming an art exhibition where Iranian artists can put some of their talents on display although paid per kilo and meter.A replica of Leonardo Da Vinci's Creation of human is on display at one of Tehran Metro Stations (ask where) Tehran Metro is becoming an art exhibition where Iranian artists can put some of their talents on display although paid per kilo and meter.
Tags :Tehran , Metro , Creation , Da Vinci , 2009 , Replica
A sample of Persian Miniature Painting in Ferdowsi's epic of kings ( Shahnameh). The picture shows Pahlevan Rostam sleeping while his famous horse Rakhsh fends off a lion. The painting is attribute to Sultan Mohammad.A sample of Persian Miniature Painting in Ferdowsi's epic of kings ( Shahnameh). The picture shows Pahlevan Rostam sleeping while his famous horse Rakhsh fends off a lion. The painting is attribute to Sultan Mohammad.
Tags :Ferdowsi , Shahnameh , Rostam , Miniature , Painting
A Sassanid Relief in Tang Chogan near Kazeroon shows Coronation  of Bahram 1 taking the Diadem from his father Sahpour. Bahram was the fourth Sassanid emperor of the second Persian Empire and succeeded his brother Hormazd 1 (r. 272–273)A Sassanid Relief in Tang Chogan near Kazeroon shows Coronation of Bahram 1 taking the Diadem from his father Sahpour. Bahram was the fourth Sassanid emperor of the second Persian Empire and succeeded his brother Hormazd 1 (r. 272–273)
Tags :Sassanid , Bahram 1 , Coronation , Relief , Tang Chogan , Hormoz
A scene from Shahnameh (the epic of kings) by famous Iranian poet Ferdowsi shows the pahlevan Rostam Dastan killing the Dragon while his white horse Rakhsh watches on. Rostam was from Zabulistan in Persian mythology and son of Zal and Rudaba.A scene from Shahnameh (the epic of kings) by famous Iranian poet Ferdowsi shows the pahlevan Rostam Dastan killing the Dragon while his white horse Rakhsh watches on. Rostam was from Zabulistan in Persian mythology and son of Zal and Rudaba.
Tags :Shahnameh , Rostam , Dastan , Rakhsh , Dragon , Ferdowsi , Pahlevan
A shrine in Bangladesh that local people believe to be Bastami's tomb. In Iran Bayazid Bastami's tomb is in Bastam near Shahroud. One explanation is the legend that Bayazid visited Chattagong and his followers built a shrine on drops of his blood.A shrine in Bangladesh that local people believe to be Bastami's tomb. In Iran Bayazid Bastami's tomb is in Bastam near Shahroud. One explanation is the legend that Bayazid visited Chattagong and his followers built a shrine on drops of his blood.
Tags :Bangladesh , Bayazid Bastami , Mausoleum
A Silver Jar (beaker) from Marlic Hills tell a story from the second millenium BC. Is the winged Lion that is giving the Qazal a kiss of death, be related to Shirzad in Perspolis. How about strange looking horses beautifully decorating this piece of art?A Silver Jar (beaker) from Marlic Hills tell a story from the second millenium BC. Is the winged Lion that is giving the Qazal a kiss of death, be related to Shirzad in Perspolis. How about strange looking horses beautifully decorating this piece of art?
Tags :Marlic , Silver , Jar , Lion , Horse , Gilan , Roodbar , British Museum
A sketch from the city of Ghazneh during Qajar era (around 1840) made by Lt. James Rattray from the British army before separation from motherland, Colonial presence only brings misery to civilians, although the greed never quenched.A sketch from the city of Ghazneh during Qajar era (around 1840) made by Lt. James Rattray from the British army before separation from motherland, Colonial presence only brings misery to civilians, although the greed never quenched.
Tags :Qajar , Ghazneh , City , Painting , Afghanistan , Ghaznavi
A sketch from the tomb of Sultan Mahmoud Ghaznavi in Ghazneh c. 1940. Ferdowsi had dedicated a part of Shahnameh to him but the Sultan did not reward him as promised maybe because Ferdowsi openly being a Shiite Muslim although Mahmoud was a Sunni zealot.A sketch from the tomb of Sultan Mahmoud Ghaznavi in Ghazneh c. 1940. Ferdowsi had dedicated a part of Shahnameh to him but the Sultan did not reward him as promised maybe because Ferdowsi openly being a Shiite Muslim although Mahmoud was a Sunni zealot.
Tags :Ghaznavi , Sultan Mahmoud Ghaznavi , Ghazneh , 1940
A Soldier is praying outside a military outpost while his fellow fighters are on guard. Iranians had to defend their country with light machine guns against the invading Iraqi military armed to the teeth and strong belief played a significant role at war.A Soldier is praying outside a military outpost while his fellow fighters are on guard. Iranians had to defend their country with light machine guns against the invading Iraqi military armed to the teeth and strong belief played a significant role at war.
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A special ceremony is taking place at the entrance of the Tehran Bazaar during Qajar era. The historical place is called the Sabzemeydan Square, Emamzadeh Zeyd or Lotfali Khan entrance now being re-constructed to its historical shape.A special ceremony is taking place at the entrance of the Tehran Bazaar during Qajar era. The historical place is called the Sabzemeydan Square, Emamzadeh Zeyd or Lotfali Khan entrance now being re-constructed to its historical shape.
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A special Haft-Seen setup for Norooz with Hajir Firooz dressed in red in Tehran's Shariati Park, March 2013. Sekkeh (Coins) , Seer (Garlic), Colored eggs, apples, Senjed (dried oleaster fruit) - symbolizing love are parts of the traditional celebration.A special Haft-Seen setup for Norooz with Hajir Firooz dressed in red in Tehran's Shariati Park, March 2013. Sekkeh (Coins) , Seer (Garlic), Colored eggs, apples, Senjed (dried oleaster fruit) - symbolizing love are parts of the traditional celebration.
Tags :Tehran , Norooz , Haji Firooz , 2013 , Shariati Park (Tehran) , Ali Shariati , Bust , Bear , Haft-Seen
A special set of 7 Haji Firouz figures each with an element of Haft-Seen which is a tradition of Norooz, March, 2013 in Tajrish, a neighborhood along the northern edge of Tehran. There are many legends around who Haji Firouz really represents.A special set of 7 Haji Firouz figures each with an element of Haft-Seen which is a tradition of Norooz, March, 2013 in Tajrish, a neighborhood along the northern edge of Tehran. There are many legends around who Haji Firouz really represents.
Tags :Tehran , Tajrish , Haji Firouz , 2013 , Nowruz , Haft-Seen , Tajrish Square
A Stamp from the republic of Nigeria featuring the American Idol  Elvis Presley on display at Tehran ICT Museum. Music and postal services are among things that do not know borders and barriers,A Stamp from the republic of Nigeria featuring the American Idol Elvis Presley on display at Tehran ICT Museum. Music and postal services are among things that do not know borders and barriers,
Tags :Tehran , ICT Museum , Stamp , American , Idol , Nigeria , Elvis Presley
A stand presents posters of Lebanese Hezbollah leader Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah at the Digital Media Expo in Tehran, 2009.A stand presents posters of Lebanese Hezbollah leader Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah at the Digital Media Expo in Tehran, 2009.
Tags :Iran , Digital , Media , Expo , Hezbollah , Seyyed Hasan Nasrollah , 2009 , Resistence , Khamenei
A statue of the Iranian scientist Birouni inside a Pool at the Laleh (Tulip) Park of Tehran. Born Sep, 5, 973 in Kath, Kharazmand died Dec, 13 1048 in Ghazneh , known as Alberonius in Latin, was a Persian Muslim scholar and polymath of the 11th century.A statue of the Iranian scientist Birouni inside a Pool at the Laleh (Tulip) Park of Tehran. Born Sep, 5, 973 in Kath, Kharazmand died Dec, 13 1048 in Ghazneh , known as Alberonius in Latin, was a Persian Muslim scholar and polymath of the 11th century.
Tags :Tehran , Laleh Park , Statue , Iranian , Birouni , Pool , 2011
A statuet of a cow with a hunchback found in Roodbar Marlic Hill Site now on display in Rasht museum.A statuet of a cow with a hunchback found in Roodbar Marlic Hill Site now on display in Rasht museum.
Tags :Roodbar , Marlic , Hill , Site , Cow , Gilan , Museum , Pottery , Ceramic
A statur Statue standing at Tehran's Hasanabad Square around 1957 with a beautiful fountain in the middle.  A bank destroyed part of this beauty during late Pahlavi era, and it's never been restored to its glorious days.A statur Statue standing at Tehran's Hasanabad Square around 1957 with a beautiful fountain in the middle. A bank destroyed part of this beauty during late Pahlavi era, and it's never been restored to its glorious days.
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A stone with an Achaemenid figure of a Lion devouring a Bull similar to the carvings in Perspolis may have been used as a piece of balcony originally but it somehow found its way to Mohsen Moghaddam's house which is now a museum in Tehran.A stone with an Achaemenid figure of a Lion devouring a Bull similar to the carvings in Perspolis may have been used as a piece of balcony originally but it somehow found its way to Mohsen Moghaddam's house which is now a museum in Tehran.
Tags :Tehran , Achaemenid , Lion , Bull , Perspolis , Moghaddam Museum , Embossed
A Stream passing in the middle of Dowlatabad Garden (Bagh e Dolatabad ) in Yazd. This garden is one of the famous Iranian gardens and was built during the time of Mohammad Taqi Khan, who ruled Yazd in Zand DynastyA Stream passing in the middle of Dowlatabad Garden (Bagh e Dolatabad ) in Yazd. This garden is one of the famous Iranian gardens and was built during the time of Mohammad Taqi Khan, who ruled Yazd in Zand Dynasty
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A Street in Khorramshahr where Barricades show heroic Resistence by ordinary people against the fully armed Iraqi forces that invaded the city.A Street in Khorramshahr where Barricades show heroic Resistence by ordinary people against the fully armed Iraqi forces that invaded the city.
Tags :Khorramshahr , Street , Barricade , Resistence , Sacred Defense , Iran–Iraq War
A structure that looks like a Fireplace inside Isfahan's Alighapoo PalaceA structure that looks like a Fireplace inside Isfahan's Alighapoo Palace
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A Student subject to Falak Punishment in a Qajar SchoolA Student subject to Falak Punishment in a Qajar School
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A Tea processing (drying) Apparatus is on display with special baskets to collect tea leaves in Lahijan Kashefossaltaneh MuseumA Tea processing (drying) Apparatus is on display with special baskets to collect tea leaves in Lahijan Kashefossaltaneh Museum
Tags :Lahijan , Kashefossaltaneh , Museum , Tea , Apparatus
A Tea processing Apparatus on display at Lahijan's Kashefossaltaneh Museum.  A Poster of Kashefossaltaneh is hanging on the wall.A Tea processing Apparatus on display at Lahijan's Kashefossaltaneh Museum. A Poster of Kashefossaltaneh is hanging on the wall.
Tags :Lahijan , Kashefossaltaneh , Museum , Tea , Apparatus , Poster
A text referred to as Prophet Soleyman's Inscription in Hebrew with Persian translation part of promotions for the Iranian Movie Kingdom Of Solomon. Released in September, 2010, it seems to be a sign of revival of the Iranian movie industry.A text referred to as Prophet Soleyman's Inscription in Hebrew with Persian translation part of promotions for the Iranian Movie Kingdom Of Solomon. Released in September, 2010, it seems to be a sign of revival of the Iranian movie industry.
Tags :Iran , Movie , 2010 , Inscription , Solomon , Prophet
A tourist poses in Perspolis Gate on the stairs. Figure of an embossed lion devouring a bull is remarkable.A tourist poses in Perspolis Gate on the stairs. Figure of an embossed lion devouring a bull is remarkable.
Tags :Perspolis , Gate , Stairways , Tourist , Lion , Bull
A traditional Qajar School called Maktab in Tehran which were elementary schools until the 20th century; boys were instructed in Quran recitation, reading, writing, and grammar in maktabs, which were the only means of mass education.A traditional Qajar School called Maktab in Tehran which were elementary schools until the 20th century; boys were instructed in Quran recitation, reading, writing, and grammar in maktabs, which were the only means of mass education.
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A Tricycle (Three wheels) Post Car sits at a corner of ICT Museum in Tehran. This nice, curvey thing (probably a Vespa) is covered with Iranian stamps from different times. The ICT museum is unique enough to have attracted the Louvre manager.A Tricycle (Three wheels) Post Car sits at a corner of ICT Museum in Tehran. This nice, curvey thing (probably a Vespa) is covered with Iranian stamps from different times. The ICT museum is unique enough to have attracted the Louvre manager.
Tags :Tehran , ICT Museum , Tricycle , Post , Car , Old Cars
A Turkish newspaper clip features Iranian generals in a queue to Kiss hands of 11 year old Prince on his birthday celebrations. Reza Pahlavi is the older son of the late Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and Empress Farah Pahlavi.A Turkish newspaper clip features Iranian generals in a queue to Kiss hands of 11 year old Prince on his birthday celebrations. Reza Pahlavi is the older son of the late Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and Empress Farah Pahlavi.
Tags :Pahlavi , General , Kiss , Prince , Reza Pahlavi , 1970 , Milliyet
A vendor is cooking Zoolbia of Fouman. Zoolbia is a special sweet treat mostly popular during the month of Ramazan throughtout Iran. It's made a bit differently in Fouman where it's thicker, more juicy and lighter. Fouman is famous for Kooloocheh cookies.A vendor is cooking Zoolbia of Fouman. Zoolbia is a special sweet treat mostly popular during the month of Ramazan throughtout Iran. It's made a bit differently in Fouman where it's thicker, more juicy and lighter. Fouman is famous for Kooloocheh cookies.
Tags :Fouman , Zoolbia , Ramazan , IRI
A vendor is selling his veggies in front of the Char Padeshah (four kings) Mausoleum LahijanA vendor is selling his veggies in front of the Char Padeshah (four kings) Mausoleum Lahijan
Tags :Lahijan , Chahar Padeshahan , Mausoleum , Vendor
A very amazing photograph of an IIAF Cobra helicopter flying at low altitude by the Azadi Tower (formerly known as Shahyad) in early 1970s photographed by an another pilot.A very amazing photograph of an IIAF Cobra helicopter flying at low altitude by the Azadi Tower (formerly known as Shahyad) in early 1970s photographed by an another pilot.
Tags :Tehran , Azadi Square , Cobra , IIAF , Helicopter
A very interesting Pot with 4 cooking sections seems to be a practical solution to cooking delicacy for the Qajar king on display at the Abyaz palace (Museum of Anthropology) inside the site of the Golestan Palace.A very interesting Pot with 4 cooking sections seems to be a practical solution to cooking delicacy for the Qajar king on display at the Abyaz palace (Museum of Anthropology) inside the site of the Golestan Palace.
Tags :Golestan Palace , Abyaz Palace , Museum , Pot , Anthropology , Qajar , Tehran
A very rare photograph from Kim Roosevelt (Kermit) a spy from American spying agency CIA who masterminded a coup in Tehran in 1953 against the democratic government of Dr. Mohammad Mosaddegh.A very rare photograph from Kim Roosevelt (Kermit) a spy from American spying agency CIA who masterminded a coup in Tehran in 1953 against the democratic government of Dr. Mohammad Mosaddegh.
Tags :Tehran , CIA , Agent , Kim Roosevelt , 1953 , Coup , Nationalization of Oil , Spy , TP-AJAX
A view from Fouman's historical village of Masouleh and its MosqueA view from Fouman's historical village of Masouleh and its Mosque
Tags :Fouman , Masouleh , Mosque , Gilan , 2007 , Dome
A view from Fouman's historical village of Masouleh HousesA view from Fouman's historical village of Masouleh Houses
Tags :Fouman , Masouleh , House , Gilan , 2007
A view from Historical Tehran Bazaar late 1970sA view from Historical Tehran Bazaar late 1970s
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A view from Tehran's crowded Toopkhaneh Square late 1970sA view from Tehran's crowded Toopkhaneh Square late 1970s
Tags :Tehran , Toopkhaneh , Square , 1970s , Street , Traffic , Car
A view from the inside Marble Palace paintings on the walls on top of stairwaysA view from the inside Marble Palace paintings on the walls on top of stairways
Tags :Marble , Palace , Royal , Roof , Painting , Art , Marmar
A view from the interior (dome) of a traditional Yakhchal(ice house) in Meybod, Iran. These structures used to store ice before invention of refrigerators. An inscription from 1700 BC in NW Iran records the construction of an icehouse,A view from the interior (dome) of a traditional Yakhchal(ice house) in Meybod, Iran. These structures used to store ice before invention of refrigerators. An inscription from 1700 BC in NW Iran records the construction of an icehouse,
Tags :Meybod , Yakhchal , Ice house (building) , Meybod Yakhchal
A view of Birjand Zand Palace ruins built in 1791 from topA view of Birjand Zand Palace ruins built in 1791 from top
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A view of Historical Palangan (leopards) Apartment village perched above a river 47 km north-west of Kamyaran in Kurdistan province, about 660 km southwest of Tehran on May 11, 2011. It takes about 2 hours from Sanandaj to Palangan with a stop at KamyaranA view of Historical Palangan (leopards) Apartment village perched above a river 47 km north-west of Kamyaran in Kurdistan province, about 660 km southwest of Tehran on May 11, 2011. It takes about 2 hours from Sanandaj to Palangan with a stop at Kamyaran
Tags :Kurdistan , Palangan , Apartment , Village
A view of Mount Dena from North (Yasuj - Semirom road) Dena is the name for a peak and a range within the Zagros Mountains of West/Southwestern Iran. Dena has an elevation of 4,409 meters above sea level.A view of Mount Dena from North (Yasuj - Semirom road) Dena is the name for a peak and a range within the Zagros Mountains of West/Southwestern Iran. Dena has an elevation of 4,409 meters above sea level.
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A view of Rhagae Citadel from Top (Looking towards West), and the city in the backgroung  2009A view of Rhagae Citadel from Top (Looking towards West), and the city in the backgroung 2009
Tags :Rhagae Citadel , Top , 2009 , Arc , 4000BC
A village House in the form of a Traditional apartment building in Roodbaneh of Gilan. Quake resistent and eco-friendly it's a nostalgic model, reminder of times when humans respected nature and lived peacefully without harming the environment.A village House in the form of a Traditional apartment building in Roodbaneh of Gilan. Quake resistent and eco-friendly it's a nostalgic model, reminder of times when humans respected nature and lived peacefully without harming the environment.
Tags :Gilan , Roodbaneh , Traditional , House , Village , Lahijan
A visualization of Iranian Broadband with the three color Flag and Faravahar on the Monitor.It was announced that Iran’s National Data Network would be launched but the Minister denies claims Iran plans to disconnect itself from the Internet.A visualization of Iranian Broadband with the three color Flag and Faravahar on the Monitor.It was announced that Iran’s National Data Network would be launched but the Minister denies claims Iran plans to disconnect itself from the Internet.
Tags :Iranian , Broadband , Computer , Faravahar , Monitor , Iranian Flag , Cyber , Internet , National Internet 2012
A window shop in Tehran has used Seeb (Apple), Sabzeh (Greens), Samanoo (Persian pudding), Senjed (oleaster),	Sir (garlic),Sumac and Serkeh (vinegar) to set up the 7 essentials of 7seen (Haftsin) table set for Norooz celebrations.A window shop in Tehran has used Seeb (Apple), Sabzeh (Greens), Samanoo (Persian pudding), Senjed (oleaster), Sir (garlic),Sumac and Serkeh (vinegar) to set up the 7 essentials of 7seen (Haftsin) table set for Norooz celebrations.
Tags :Tehran , Norooz , 7Seen , Shop , 2011
A window shop in Tehran puts Womenwear brand Victorias Secret on display honoring hijab related laws in Iran.A window shop in Tehran puts Womenwear brand Victorias Secret on display honoring hijab related laws in Iran.
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A young Iranian waving the Iranian Flag  in Tehran's Azadi Square during 31st anniversary of the Islamic Republic IRI/Feb, 11, 2010A young Iranian waving the Iranian Flag in Tehran's Azadi Square during 31st anniversary of the Islamic Republic IRI/Feb, 11, 2010
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A young man makes a V sign for victory. Iran Iraq War Refugees fleeing their cities after resisting the invaders with bare hands.A young man makes a V sign for victory. Iran Iraq War Refugees fleeing their cities after resisting the invaders with bare hands.
Tags :Refuge , Iran–Iraq War , Sacred Defense , Khorramshahr
A young woman from Lorestan holding a gun on horseback.A young woman from Lorestan holding a gun on horseback.
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A Zoorkhaneh in Lahijan named after Imam Ali, Usually located in a nice octagonal building, the traditional Iranian sports are performed in Zoorkhaneh in which body and soul are trained simultaneously, yet Varzesh-Bastani deserves more attention.A Zoorkhaneh in Lahijan named after Imam Ali, Usually located in a nice octagonal building, the traditional Iranian sports are performed in Zoorkhaneh in which body and soul are trained simultaneously, yet Varzesh-Bastani deserves more attention.
Tags :Lahijan , Zoorkhaneh , Imam Ali , Gilan , Sports , Islamic
A. Screenshot from our homepage in IRI-2010 as one of most visited pages in Iran: A new achievement of Aniranian Mongols: Access to Fouman.com has been banned for Iranian internet users since Oct, 26, 2010 for undisclosed reasons.A. Screenshot from our homepage in IRI-2010 as one of most visited pages in Iran: A new achievement of Aniranian Mongols: Access to Fouman.com has been banned for Iranian internet users since Oct, 26, 2010 for undisclosed reasons.
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Abadan 1920s- Caravan of Camels carrying Petroleum products  over the Bahmanshir RiverAbadan 1920s- Caravan of Camels carrying Petroleum products over the Bahmanshir River
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Abadan Petrochemical Complex in Sep, 1970. Abadan Petrochemical Company manufactures and markets polyvinyl chloride (PVC), caustic soda, dodecyle benzene (D.D.B), and other polymers. The company was founded in 1966.Abadan Petrochemical Complex in Sep, 1970. Abadan Petrochemical Company manufactures and markets polyvinyl chloride (PVC), caustic soda, dodecyle benzene (D.D.B), and other polymers. The company was founded in 1966.
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Abadeh Inn and national Garden were registered as national heritage in 1938/ Photograph from Qajar eraAbadeh Inn and national Garden were registered as national heritage in 1938/ Photograph from Qajar era
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Abbasabad historical site is located 6 km to Behshahr in Mazandaran Province, famous for its greenery and beauty besides its historic significance. As the name suggests, the castle was built during the reign of Shah Abbas of the Safavian Dynasty.Abbasabad historical site is located 6 km to Behshahr in Mazandaran Province, famous for its greenery and beauty besides its historic significance. As the name suggests, the castle was built during the reign of Shah Abbas of the Safavian Dynasty.
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Abbasabad Street in Isfahan named after Shah Abbas name of two Safavid Emperors:- Shah Abbas 1st the Great was the 5th Safavid King (1588-1629)- Shah Abbas 2nd was Shah of Iran from 1642 to 1666.Abbasabad Street in Isfahan named after Shah Abbas name of two Safavid Emperors:- Shah Abbas 1st the Great was the 5th Safavid King (1588-1629)- Shah Abbas 2nd was Shah of Iran from 1642 to 1666.
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Abbasi Bridge Laar built during Safavid dynasty on 7 pillarsAbbasi Bridge Laar built during Safavid dynasty on 7 pillars
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Abdolhossein Teimurtash in military uniformAbdolhossein Teimurtash in military uniform
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According to Al-Baladhuri Gonabad Zibad Castle is the place where the last Sassanid king Yazdgerd III was killed because he refused to accept request of the governor of Merv to marry the king's daughter.According to Al-Baladhuri Gonabad Zibad Castle is the place where the last Sassanid king Yazdgerd III was killed because he refused to accept request of the governor of Merv to marry the king's daughter.
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Achaemenid  king Dariush 3. gives battle to Macedonian Alexander at Issus. Albrecht Altdorfer painting on limewood. Dariush leaves the battlefield leaving his mother and daughters behind. He coulde not recover from this shame and lost remaining battles.Achaemenid king Dariush 3. gives battle to Macedonian Alexander at Issus. Albrecht Altdorfer painting on limewood. Dariush leaves the battlefield leaving his mother and daughters behind. He coulde not recover from this shame and lost remaining battles.
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Achaemenid and his concubine Barsineh (Statira 2.) playing Harp in an illustration from 1890. Barsineh or Statira 2nd (340/339-320) was the daughter Dariush 3rd, the last Shahanshah of th Achaemenid Empire who became captive at the battle of Issus.Achaemenid and his concubine Barsineh (Statira 2.) playing Harp in an illustration from 1890. Barsineh or Statira 2nd (340/339-320) was the daughter Dariush 3rd, the last Shahanshah of th Achaemenid Empire who became captive at the battle of Issus.
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Achaemenid Artaxerxes I Tomb in Naghshe Rostam is the third from right of the four tombs 23m high and 19m width shaped as a cross. On the top side, the image of the king is seen in front of Ahoura Mazda and Eternal Fire.Achaemenid Artaxerxes I Tomb in Naghshe Rostam is the third from right of the four tombs 23m high and 19m width shaped as a cross. On the top side, the image of the king is seen in front of Ahoura Mazda and Eternal Fire.
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Achaemenid artwork; a bronze Rhyton in the shape of an ibex. A rhyton is a a drinking-horn, a container from which fluids were intended to be drunk, or else poured in some ceremony.Achaemenid artwork; a bronze Rhyton in the shape of an ibex. A rhyton is a a drinking-horn, a container from which fluids were intended to be drunk, or else poured in some ceremony.
Tags :Achaemenid , Rhyton , Art , Ibex , Bronze , Museum , Louvre
Achaemenid Cyrus The Great Cylinder in London Museum. The inscription left by the Achaemenid king, Cyrus The Great after liberation of Babylon which is referred to as the first chapter of human rights which strictly banned slavery throughout the empire.Achaemenid Cyrus The Great Cylinder in London Museum. The inscription left by the Achaemenid king, Cyrus The Great after liberation of Babylon which is referred to as the first chapter of human rights which strictly banned slavery throughout the empire.
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Achaemenid Dariush The Great Tomb in Naghshe Rostam is the second of four tombs 23m high and 19m width shaped as a cross. On the top side, the image of the king is seen in front of Ahoura Mazda and Eternal Fire.Achaemenid Dariush The Great Tomb in Naghshe Rostam is the second of four tombs 23m high and 19m width shaped as a cross. On the top side, the image of the king is seen in front of Ahoura Mazda and Eternal Fire.
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Achaemenid Dynasty royal family treeAchaemenid Dynasty royal family tree
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Achaemenid Elite Immortals: Archers, spearman from Susa Palace. Such artifacts have been vandalised, destroyed and some of them smuggled out of Iran are in pretty good conditions like this one in Louvre Museum in Paris.Achaemenid Elite Immortals: Archers, spearman from Susa Palace. Such artifacts have been vandalised, destroyed and some of them smuggled out of Iran are in pretty good conditions like this one in Louvre Museum in Paris.
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Achaemenid Elite unit soldiers called Immortals.Their armament was wicker shields, short spears, swords or large daggers, bow and arrow. The regiment was followed by a caravan of covered carriages, camels, and mules that transported their suppliesAchaemenid Elite unit soldiers called Immortals.Their armament was wicker shields, short spears, swords or large daggers, bow and arrow. The regiment was followed by a caravan of covered carriages, camels, and mules that transported their supplies
Tags :Achaemenid , Elite , Persian Immortals , Soldier , Embossed , Museum , Berlin , Archer , Spearman , Bow
Achaemenid era Persepolis stairs Representatives of 28 nations are waiting in line to present their Gifts to the Shahanshah (king of kings). In the Achaemenid empire all people were free to exercise their own religion an culture.Achaemenid era Persepolis stairs Representatives of 28 nations are waiting in line to present their Gifts to the Shahanshah (king of kings). In the Achaemenid empire all people were free to exercise their own religion an culture.
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Achaemenid king Xerxes I (519-465 BC) King of Persia (486 - 465 B.C.) by Sam Rahimi. Aka Khashayarshah he was son of Dariush the Great, he had been governor of Babylon before his succession. He suppressed rebellions in Egypt (484) and Babylonia (482).Achaemenid king Xerxes I (519-465 BC) King of Persia (486 - 465 B.C.) by Sam Rahimi. Aka Khashayarshah he was son of Dariush the Great, he had been governor of Babylon before his succession. He suppressed rebellions in Egypt (484) and Babylonia (482).
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Achaemenid Xerxes Tomb in Naghshe Rostam is the first of four tombs 23m high and 19m width shaped as a cross. On the top side, the image of the king is seen in front of Ahoura Mazda and Eternal Fire.Achaemenid Xerxes Tomb in Naghshe Rostam is the first of four tombs 23m high and 19m width shaped as a cross. On the top side, the image of the king is seen in front of Ahoura Mazda and Eternal Fire.
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Actors take part in a re-enactment of the 7th century battle of Kerbala during the "Taziyeh" religious theatre performance on Tasoua, a day before Ashura commemorating martyrdom of Imam Hossein, in Noushabad, Isfahan province on December 5, 2011.Actors take part in a re-enactment of the 7th century battle of Kerbala during the "Taziyeh" religious theatre performance on Tasoua, a day before Ashura commemorating martyrdom of Imam Hossein, in Noushabad, Isfahan province on December 5, 2011.
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Advertising Iranian made Jian (Citroen) Car from 1970AD 1349ShAdvertising Iranian made Jian (Citroen) Car from 1970AD 1349Sh
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Aerial view from Enghelab (Revolution) Square connecting to 33pol bridge IsfahanAerial view from Enghelab (Revolution) Square connecting to 33pol bridge Isfahan
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Aerial view from Tehran's Valiahd Square (now:Valiasr) and adjoining Elizabeth Boulevard (Keshavarz) in 1977, Polidor (Qods) Cinema. A nice pool in the middle, Peykan cars, Konica and National ads give a nice sense of Tehran in 1970s.Aerial view from Tehran's Valiahd Square (now:Valiasr) and adjoining Elizabeth Boulevard (Keshavarz) in 1977, Polidor (Qods) Cinema. A nice pool in the middle, Peykan cars, Konica and National ads give a nice sense of Tehran in 1970s.
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Aerial view from the ancient Hawler Castle of Arbela in today's Erbil in Kurdistan of Iraq. It was founded by Aramaic tribes and became a religious center during the Assyrian kingdom with a temple dedicated to Ishtar.Aerial view from the ancient Hawler Castle of Arbela in today's Erbil in Kurdistan of Iraq. It was founded by Aramaic tribes and became a religious center during the Assyrian kingdom with a temple dedicated to Ishtar.
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Aerial view of Anzali Port, aka Bandar-e Anzali in Gilan Province, Iran on the Caspian Sea, close to Rasht, one of the most important seaports in the north of Iran. It consists of an island called Mianposhteh and the surrounding lands.Aerial view of Anzali Port, aka Bandar-e Anzali in Gilan Province, Iran on the Caspian Sea, close to Rasht, one of the most important seaports in the north of Iran. It consists of an island called Mianposhteh and the surrounding lands.
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Afghanistan Ghandahar Gate Herat 1933. Today's Kandahar is the second largest city in Afghanistan; Ghandahar used to be the provincial capital of Arachosia, a satrapy of the Achaemenid and Sassanid Empires.Afghanistan Ghandahar Gate Herat 1933. Today's Kandahar is the second largest city in Afghanistan; Ghandahar used to be the provincial capital of Arachosia, a satrapy of the Achaemenid and Sassanid Empires.
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Afifabad Military Museum in ShirazAfifabad Military Museum in Shiraz
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After Iranian Constitutional Revolution in 1906, Parliament designed a new flag and a new coat of arms. Lion and Sun motif is one of the better known emblems of Iran, and between 1576 and 1979 was an element in Iran's national flag too.After Iranian Constitutional Revolution in 1906, Parliament designed a new flag and a new coat of arms. Lion and Sun motif is one of the better known emblems of Iran, and between 1576 and 1979 was an element in Iran's national flag too.
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After months of severe drought, birds enjoy themselves in Isfahan's Zayandehrood river by the historical 33Pol Safavid bridge Jan, 2010After months of severe drought, birds enjoy themselves in Isfahan's Zayandehrood river by the historical 33Pol Safavid bridge Jan, 2010
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After passing a mountainous winding road through marvelous natural beauties of green Gilan,the splendid Roodkhan castle with strong walls approximately 1550 meters wide dazzles the eyes with 65 towers built on 2.6 acres of land.After passing a mountainous winding road through marvelous natural beauties of green Gilan,the splendid Roodkhan castle with strong walls approximately 1550 meters wide dazzles the eyes with 65 towers built on 2.6 acres of land.
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After the Islamic Revolution on March, 4, 1979, Ayatollah Taleghani attends by the Mosaddegh's tomb in Ahmadabad. Mosaddegh died under house arrest in this house after the CIA backed coup in 1953 and buried in the same room.After the Islamic Revolution on March, 4, 1979, Ayatollah Taleghani attends by the Mosaddegh's tomb in Ahmadabad. Mosaddegh died under house arrest in this house after the CIA backed coup in 1953 and buried in the same room.
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Ahmad Shah was 17 when he married Badrolmolook (13 years old daughter of Zahirossoltan). In this photo Irandokht, his eldest daughter is seen in her middle ages. Irandokht was born on Nov, 17, 1915. Other children were Homayoondokht and Fereydoon.Ahmad Shah was 17 when he married Badrolmolook (13 years old daughter of Zahirossoltan). In this photo Irandokht, his eldest daughter is seen in her middle ages. Irandokht was born on Nov, 17, 1915. Other children were Homayoondokht and Fereydoon.
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AKA Yefrem Khan (1868-1912) was an Armenian revolutionary leader and national hero of Iran. He was born to an Armenian family in the village of Barsum located in Ganjeh (Elisabethpol) in present-day Azerbaijan.AKA Yefrem Khan (1868-1912) was an Armenian revolutionary leader and national hero of Iran. He was born to an Armenian family in the village of Barsum located in Ganjeh (Elisabethpol) in present-day Azerbaijan.
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Alang Darreh national park in the Golestan province 5 km south of Gorgan. With it's beautiful Natural Forests, it is a major attraction for explorers of nature.Alang Darreh is a getaway spot in summer when it is at least 10 degrees cooler that the cities.Alang Darreh national park in the Golestan province 5 km south of Gorgan. With it's beautiful Natural Forests, it is a major attraction for explorers of nature.Alang Darreh is a getaway spot in summer when it is at least 10 degrees cooler that the cities.
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Alavian Mausoleum HamedanAlavian Mausoleum Hamedan
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Ale-Booyeh (Buyid) Artwork early example of a Porcelain Plate around 10th century with sacred writings around it.One of the first Iranian Dynasties that ruled over a great part of Iran after the fall of the Sassanid Empire was the Ale-Booyeh Dynasty.Ale-Booyeh (Buyid) Artwork early example of a Porcelain Plate around 10th century with sacred writings around it.One of the first Iranian Dynasties that ruled over a great part of Iran after the fall of the Sassanid Empire was the Ale-Booyeh Dynasty.
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Alexander meets Roxana. A painting by Italian artist Pietro Rotary shows the encounter. In his conquest of Persia, daughter of the Bactrian Satrap was captured. Alexander married her either for love or as an effort to gain Persian aristocracy.Alexander meets Roxana. A painting by Italian artist Pietro Rotary shows the encounter. In his conquest of Persia, daughter of the Bactrian Satrap was captured. Alexander married her either for love or as an effort to gain Persian aristocracy.
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Ali al-Husayni al-Sistani (born August 4, 1930 - Mashhad) is the highest-ranking Shia marja in Iraq and the leader of the Hawza of Najaf. Sistani forbid smoking for the beginner if it entails serious harm, even if the harm is only probable:Ali al-Husayni al-Sistani (born August 4, 1930 - Mashhad) is the highest-ranking Shia marja in Iraq and the leader of the Hawza of Najaf. Sistani forbid smoking for the beginner if it entails serious harm, even if the harm is only probable:
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Alighapoo Building Isfahan Interior Decoration in the sound room, tores and curves in the walls were done using acoustic techniques to make the best of music played live at the halls.Alighapoo Building Isfahan Interior Decoration in the sound room, tores and curves in the walls were done using acoustic techniques to make the best of music played live at the halls.
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Alighapoo Palace Isfahan : According to some accouts the name Alighapoo in Turkish means The Ali GateAlighapoo Palace Isfahan : According to some accouts the name Alighapoo in Turkish means The Ali Gate
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Alliance girls school in Nahavand in 1935 during a parade right after enforced lifting of the Hijab. These Jewish schools were first founded in Tehran on Feb, 22, 1988, then Hamadan in 1900, Isfahan in 1901, Shiraz and Sanandaj in 1903, Kermanshah in 1904Alliance girls school in Nahavand in 1935 during a parade right after enforced lifting of the Hijab. These Jewish schools were first founded in Tehran on Feb, 22, 1988, then Hamadan in 1900, Isfahan in 1901, Shiraz and Sanandaj in 1903, Kermanshah in 1904
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Amazing Brick-works at the Ceiling of Qajar-era Nasirolmolk Mosque in Shiraz near the Shah Cheragh Mausoleum. It was built by the order of Mirza Hasan Ali Nasir al Molk, one of the lords of the Qajar Dynasty, in 1876 and was finished in 1888.Amazing Brick-works at the Ceiling of Qajar-era Nasirolmolk Mosque in Shiraz near the Shah Cheragh Mausoleum. It was built by the order of Mirza Hasan Ali Nasir al Molk, one of the lords of the Qajar Dynasty, in 1876 and was finished in 1888.
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Aminossoltan/ Mirza Ali Asghar Khan AtabakAminossoltan/ Mirza Ali Asghar Khan Atabak
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Amir Chakhmakh Mosque Yazd building was completed in 1438 AD near the end of Teimurid era and was improved during Safavi dynasty.Amir Chakhmakh Mosque Yazd building was completed in 1438 AD near the end of Teimurid era and was improved during Safavi dynasty.
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Amiriyeh Square of Tehran. Amiriyeh is a district in Tehran on Valiasr St. between the Railway Station (Rahahan) and Imam Khomeini St.Amiriyeh Square of Tehran. Amiriyeh is a district in Tehran on Valiasr St. between the Railway Station (Rahahan) and Imam Khomeini St.
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Amjadiyeh PoolAmjadiyeh Pool
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Among running crowd, traffic and pollution, there is always a chance to notice marbles of Tehran: Embossed image of Ferdowsi Gholhak Metro station 2011.Ferdowsi gave the final and enduring form to the Persian national epic, the Shahnameh, Epic of Kings.Among running crowd, traffic and pollution, there is always a chance to notice marbles of Tehran: Embossed image of Ferdowsi Gholhak Metro station 2011.Ferdowsi gave the final and enduring form to the Persian national epic, the Shahnameh, Epic of Kings.
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Amoo Norooz ushers in the spring time every year according to Persian tradition and brings children gifts, much like his Western counterpart Santa Claus.The other Norooz mythical characters is Naneh Sarma (Grandma Frost)Amoo Norooz ushers in the spring time every year according to Persian tradition and brings children gifts, much like his Western counterpart Santa Claus.The other Norooz mythical characters is Naneh Sarma (Grandma Frost)
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An 18th century Persian Astrolabe in Cambridge museum of science history. From the Persian Setareyab, astrolobes located and predicted the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars, determining local time given local latitude and vice-versa.An 18th century Persian Astrolabe in Cambridge museum of science history. From the Persian Setareyab, astrolobes located and predicted the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars, determining local time given local latitude and vice-versa.
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An Achaemenid Golden Bust with a height of 11.3 cm, is one of numerous artifacts smuggled to Europe. Fortunately, this one ended up at British Museum. With a dazzling craftsmanship, the figure seems to belong to a religious or imperial person.An Achaemenid Golden Bust with a height of 11.3 cm, is one of numerous artifacts smuggled to Europe. Fortunately, this one ended up at British Museum. With a dazzling craftsmanship, the figure seems to belong to a religious or imperial person.
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An aerial map from the city of Fouman in Gilan, is 3 meters below the sea level and is 25km from Rasht and 360km from Tehran. Fouman seems to have an older history than Rasht. The word comes from Pou-Man which means a place to think in old Persian.An aerial map from the city of Fouman in Gilan, is 3 meters below the sea level and is 25km from Rasht and 360km from Tehran. Fouman seems to have an older history than Rasht. The word comes from Pou-Man which means a place to think in old Persian.
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An Aerial view from the ancient city of Marv in today's Turkmenistan. Marv is mentioned in ancient Persian texts as Mouru and in cuneiform inscriptions as Margu and was the seat of a Satrapy of the Persian Achaemenid Empire.An Aerial view from the ancient city of Marv in today's Turkmenistan. Marv is mentioned in ancient Persian texts as Mouru and in cuneiform inscriptions as Margu and was the seat of a Satrapy of the Persian Achaemenid Empire.
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An aerial view of Lahijan's Lake. The photo is taken from Sheytan Kooh mountain overlooking the beautiful city of Lahijan which is known as the bride of the province of Gilan. There's a little artificial island in the middle.An aerial view of Lahijan's Lake. The photo is taken from Sheytan Kooh mountain overlooking the beautiful city of Lahijan which is known as the bride of the province of Gilan. There's a little artificial island in the middle.
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An airplane flies over Tehran's Criminal Police department while a Peykan vehicle passes by. Also called Agaahi, The Iranian version of Criminal Investigation Intelligence unit is located in a beautiful old building, constructed in style and tradition.An airplane flies over Tehran's Criminal Police department while a Peykan vehicle passes by. Also called Agaahi, The Iranian version of Criminal Investigation Intelligence unit is located in a beautiful old building, constructed in style and tradition.
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An air-to-air view of an Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft near the Strait of Hormoz in Persian Gulf Strait Hormoz taken 21 December 1988 (US Navy / Grudge Envy).An air-to-air view of an Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft near the Strait of Hormoz in Persian Gulf Strait Hormoz taken 21 December 1988 (US Navy / Grudge Envy).
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An ancient Mithraism Temple in the city of Badrood in Isfahan province. Mithraism is the cult of the ancient Persian goddes Mithra also worshipped in the first three centuries AD in Europe. Christianity seems to be a mixture of Mithraism and Judaism.An ancient Mithraism Temple in the city of Badrood in Isfahan province. Mithraism is the cult of the ancient Persian goddes Mithra also worshipped in the first three centuries AD in Europe. Christianity seems to be a mixture of Mithraism and Judaism.
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An artificial stream and a mall Waterfall adorn Kashefossaltaneh Mausoleum in Lahijan city in Gilan provinceAn artificial stream and a mall Waterfall adorn Kashefossaltaneh Mausoleum in Lahijan city in Gilan province
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An artist (Rostock.a.braun) rendering of current world order where US President Eisenhower is sitting on the shoulders of an African American, ironically holding a scale showing the divine glamour of the angle of Justice in his face.An artist (Rostock.a.braun) rendering of current world order where US President Eisenhower is sitting on the shoulders of an African American, ironically holding a scale showing the divine glamour of the angle of Justice in his face.
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An artist: probably Ostad Shakiba’s visualization of Achaemenid Princess Atoosa in all glory and style. Atoosa is seen wearing a crown; the other woman cannot take her eyes from her. Atoosa was the daughter of Cyrus the Great and wife of Dariush the GreatAn artist: probably Ostad Shakiba’s visualization of Achaemenid Princess Atoosa in all glory and style. Atoosa is seen wearing a crown; the other woman cannot take her eyes from her. Atoosa was the daughter of Cyrus the Great and wife of Dariush the Great
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An artwork in memory of the Persian Poet Hazin Lahiji  in Lahijan. The tilework has been severely damaged probably due to vandalism but it still looks good. Hazin Lahiji is the 16th generation after Sheikh Zahed Gilani.An artwork in memory of the Persian Poet Hazin Lahiji in Lahijan. The tilework has been severely damaged probably due to vandalism but it still looks good. Hazin Lahiji is the 16th generation after Sheikh Zahed Gilani.
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An artwork in Tehran Metro, Taleghani Station showing Norooz ceremonies. A group of musicians (commonly known as Motreb) are performing around the 7seen table with all icons such as grass, red fish, apple, etc making 7 items that start with S in Persian.An artwork in Tehran Metro, Taleghani Station showing Norooz ceremonies. A group of musicians (commonly known as Motreb) are performing around the 7seen table with all icons such as grass, red fish, apple, etc making 7 items that start with S in Persian.
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An attire belonging to Qajar grand vezir Amirkabir on display at the Museum of national Jewels. Mirza Taqi Farahani was born in 1807 in Farahan, Iran, entitled Ataback-e Azam (The Chief Minister), Amir Nezaam (The Prince of the State), and Amir Kabir.An attire belonging to Qajar grand vezir Amirkabir on display at the Museum of national Jewels. Mirza Taqi Farahani was born in 1807 in Farahan, Iran, entitled Ataback-e Azam (The Chief Minister), Amir Nezaam (The Prince of the State), and Amir Kabir.
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An beautiful undated photo from Roodsar probably1960s with a Volkswagen caravan sitting on the street and kids playing the park. Roodsar meaning River-Head has rivers running along each side of the city.An beautiful undated photo from Roodsar probably1960s with a Volkswagen caravan sitting on the street and kids playing the park. Roodsar meaning River-Head has rivers running along each side of the city.
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An endangered Iranian Cheetah is running in a semi-captive research and breeding center in Semnan IRI/2010. Only a few of these beautiful big cats are currently left in Iran.An endangered Iranian Cheetah is running in a semi-captive research and breeding center in Semnan IRI/2010. Only a few of these beautiful big cats are currently left in Iran.
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An illustration from A JOURNEY FROM FLUSHING (HOLLAND) TO CALCUTTA, OVERLAND shows Qajar era Zoorkhaneh Pahlevans Wrestling in open air in 1902 depicting the fact that this sport is not necessarily done underground as is in common belief.An illustration from A JOURNEY FROM FLUSHING (HOLLAND) TO CALCUTTA, OVERLAND shows Qajar era Zoorkhaneh Pahlevans Wrestling in open air in 1902 depicting the fact that this sport is not necessarily done underground as is in common belief.
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An Indian group perform at Hafeziyeh during Shiraz Arts Festival in 1975. Sponsored by National Iranian Radio & Television to proimote & preserve traditional performing arts , the cultural event attracted national and international artists,An Indian group perform at Hafeziyeh during Shiraz Arts Festival in 1975. Sponsored by National Iranian Radio & Television to proimote & preserve traditional performing arts , the cultural event attracted national and international artists,
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An Iranian Boy is posing with a Kalashnikov in front of a Jeep Wagoneer. The three were icons of the 8 year Sacred Defence against invading Iraqi army. There was a high number of under-age teen-agers who wished to participate in battlefield.An Iranian Boy is posing with a Kalashnikov in front of a Jeep Wagoneer. The three were icons of the 8 year Sacred Defence against invading Iraqi army. There was a high number of under-age teen-agers who wished to participate in battlefield.
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An Iranian Girl shows off her Traditional Dress at Darreh Setaregan (Valley of Stars) in Qeshm Island December 23, 2011.Qeshm is the largest island in the Persian Gulf, with rocky coastlines that protects a mountainous and often beautiful interior.An Iranian Girl shows off her Traditional Dress at Darreh Setaregan (Valley of Stars) in Qeshm Island December 23, 2011.Qeshm is the largest island in the Persian Gulf, with rocky coastlines that protects a mountainous and often beautiful interior.
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An Iranian girl smiles showing off her water-gun at Tehran's Water & Fire or Ibrahim Park. Water fight games among the Iranian youth triggered a police crackdown and arrests as the regime sees threat in social gaherings similar to the Arab Springs.An Iranian girl smiles showing off her water-gun at Tehran's Water & Fire or Ibrahim Park. Water fight games among the Iranian youth triggered a police crackdown and arrests as the regime sees threat in social gaherings similar to the Arab Springs.
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An Iranian mime artist Computer entertains a little Iranian Girl during the Digital Media Expo Tehran, 2009 with goals includ creating social awareness towards cyber technology and educational activities against possible cultural harms of the digital age.An Iranian mime artist Computer entertains a little Iranian Girl during the Digital Media Expo Tehran, 2009 with goals includ creating social awareness towards cyber technology and educational activities against possible cultural harms of the digital age.
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An Iranian Miniature showing a woman holdhing glass of wine in front of a man: A Persian miniature is a small painting on paper, whether a book illustration or a separate work of art intended to be kept in an album of such works called a moragha.An Iranian Miniature showing a woman holdhing glass of wine in front of a man: A Persian miniature is a small painting on paper, whether a book illustration or a separate work of art intended to be kept in an album of such works called a moragha.
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An Iranian navy member prepares torpedoes for launching from Jamaran destroyer during a maneuver in the Oman Sea.Jamaran took its name from a neighbourhood located north of Tehran famous for being the home of Ayatollah Khomeini after the revolution.An Iranian navy member prepares torpedoes for launching from Jamaran destroyer during a maneuver in the Oman Sea.Jamaran took its name from a neighbourhood located north of Tehran famous for being the home of Ayatollah Khomeini after the revolution.
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An Iranian Oil Platform in the Caspian Sea; an offshore platform or oil rig, is a large structure with facilities to drill wells. Sanctions have failed to prevent international companies even from US and EU, from investing in IranAn Iranian Oil Platform in the Caspian Sea; an offshore platform or oil rig, is a large structure with facilities to drill wells. Sanctions have failed to prevent international companies even from US and EU, from investing in Iran
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An Iranian protestor holds the sign of Pahlavi Street now known as Valiasr Street of Tehran, adding the text toppled under it after the regime changed during the revolution of 1979. The street built by Reza Shah is the longest in the Middle East,An Iranian protestor holds the sign of Pahlavi Street now known as Valiasr Street of Tehran, adding the text toppled under it after the regime changed during the revolution of 1979. The street built by Reza Shah is the longest in the Middle East,
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An Iraqi T-62 Tank belonging to Iraq's 3d army passes through the streets of Khorramshahr.An Iraqi T-62 Tank belonging to Iraq's 3d army passes through the streets of Khorramshahr.
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An old Iranian is enjoying his lady playing Flute in the beautiful nature of Talesh in Gilan.The Talesh people identify themselves with the ancient Iranic tribes, who inhabited the area around Gilan sea, including Azarbaijan.An old Iranian is enjoying his lady playing Flute in the beautiful nature of Talesh in Gilan.The Talesh people identify themselves with the ancient Iranic tribes, who inhabited the area around Gilan sea, including Azarbaijan.
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An old man from Talesh is playing Flute while his sheep is happily enjoying the grass! Talesh people are one of the oldest inhabitants of Gilan Sea who have lived in Gilan in old Persia and present Iran about 3000 years even before the Aryan migration.An old man from Talesh is playing Flute while his sheep is happily enjoying the grass! Talesh people are one of the oldest inhabitants of Gilan Sea who have lived in Gilan in old Persia and present Iran about 3000 years even before the Aryan migration.
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An old peep box locally known as Shahrefarang in Tehran's Golestan Palace. At the time when cinemas were not available, these entertainment devices provided a view of the new world and were popular among curious Iranians.An old peep box locally known as Shahrefarang in Tehran's Golestan Palace. At the time when cinemas were not available, these entertainment devices provided a view of the new world and were popular among curious Iranians.
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An old picture of the historical city of Yazd 1951An old picture of the historical city of Yazd 1951
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An old postcard from Ferdowsi Mausoleum from early 1970s. The monument is located in the middle of a nice garden with a beautiful pool that creates a nice atmosphere for people to enjoy the day.An old postcard from Ferdowsi Mausoleum from early 1970s. The monument is located in the middle of a nice garden with a beautiful pool that creates a nice atmosphere for people to enjoy the day.
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Anahita Goddess of water. Also known as Ahurani (She who belongs to Ahura) or Anahita (Nahid in modern Persian). Anahita (meaning unstained, clean and innocent)Anahita Goddess of water. Also known as Ahurani (She who belongs to Ahura) or Anahita (Nahid in modern Persian). Anahita (meaning unstained, clean and innocent)
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Anahita Temple of Kangavar in Kermanshah is the largest Anahita temple in IranAnahita Temple of Kangavar in Kermanshah is the largest Anahita temple in Iran
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Anatolia Ancient Map showing estimated locations of lost kingdoms and Greek city states such as Lydia, Lycia, Caria, Mysia, Bithynia, Phrygia, Galatia, Lycaonia, Pisidia, Paphlagonia, Cilicia, and Cappadocia.Anatolia Ancient Map showing estimated locations of lost kingdoms and Greek city states such as Lydia, Lycia, Caria, Mysia, Bithynia, Phrygia, Galatia, Lycaonia, Pisidia, Paphlagonia, Cilicia, and Cappadocia.
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Ancient Egypt Map Herodotus: an Inscription by Achaemenid king Dariush the Great describes construction of a Canal connecting the Red Sea to Nile River in Egypt around 520 B.C..Ancient Egypt Map Herodotus: an Inscription by Achaemenid king Dariush the Great describes construction of a Canal connecting the Red Sea to Nile River in Egypt around 520 B.C..
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Ancient Iranian Fiore Festivals such as Charshanbeh Souri or Sadeh required making a big fire and dancing around it. Molavi the Iranian peot says: Love is like flames here, and wisdom is smoke. When love comes wisdom is gone!Ancient Iranian Fiore Festivals such as Charshanbeh Souri or Sadeh required making a big fire and dancing around it. Molavi the Iranian peot says: Love is like flames here, and wisdom is smoke. When love comes wisdom is gone!
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Ancient Tehran Aqueduct and Yakhchal reconstructed in a park in Takhti Street.Ancient Tehran Aqueduct and Yakhchal reconstructed in a park in Takhti Street.
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Anisoddoleh Fatemeh Wife of Naseroddin ShahAnisoddoleh Fatemeh Wife of Naseroddin Shah
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Anisoddoleh most favorite wife of Naseroddin Shah QajarAnisoddoleh most favorite wife of Naseroddin Shah Qajar
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Anna is one of Occupy Wall Street Protesters in New York holding up a poster in support of Mohsen Safayi Farahani, a jailed Iranian activist. This is is third narration of the 99 Campaign named after "we are the %99" slogan.Anna is one of Occupy Wall Street Protesters in New York holding up a poster in support of Mohsen Safayi Farahani, a jailed Iranian activist. This is is third narration of the 99 Campaign named after "we are the %99" slogan.
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Anti-riot police seen during demonstrations against western countriesAnti-riot police seen during demonstrations against western countries
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Anzali City Square in 1944. First modern municipality in Iran was founded in Anzali as it was called the gate to Europe and it was the place where the latest European products and subsequently an associated culture was imported.Anzali City Square in 1944. First modern municipality in Iran was founded in Anzali as it was called the gate to Europe and it was the place where the latest European products and subsequently an associated culture was imported.
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Anzali Shore ParkAnzali Shore Park
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Apadana Susa East StairwaysApadana Susa East Stairways
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Arak Four Seasons Museum: A metal Jar for rose water with geometrical designs IlkhanatesArak Four Seasons Museum: A metal Jar for rose water with geometrical designs Ilkhanates
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Aramgah Reza Shah's Mausoleum in Rhagae which was buldozed to the ground after Ayatollah Khomeini took power in 1979Aramgah Reza Shah's Mausoleum in Rhagae which was buldozed to the ground after Ayatollah Khomeini took power in 1979
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Aramgah: Reza Shah's Moseleum seen with Shah Abdolazim Shrine in the backgroundAramgah: Reza Shah's Moseleum seen with Shah Abdolazim Shrine in the background
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Ardeshir Reporter the British spy who infiltrated many ranks during the Constitutional Monarchy Movement is seen with Zoroastrian Leaders in Jamshidiyeh Park (Bagh-e-Arbab Jamshid)Ardeshir Reporter the British spy who infiltrated many ranks during the Constitutional Monarchy Movement is seen with Zoroastrian Leaders in Jamshidiyeh Park (Bagh-e-Arbab Jamshid)
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Aref Qazvini born in Qazvin in 1882 was an Iranian poet, lyricist, and musician. He created many political and pro-revolutionary songs during the Constitutional Monarchy Movement. He died in Hamedan in 1934 at the age of 52.Aref Qazvini born in Qazvin in 1882 was an Iranian poet, lyricist, and musician. He created many political and pro-revolutionary songs during the Constitutional Monarchy Movement. He died in Hamedan in 1934 at the age of 52.
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Arg BamArg Bam
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Ario Barzan StatueArio Barzan Statue
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Armed female militia parade during the first anniversary of Islamic Revolution of 1979 on Feb, 11, 1980. Some women used a headscarf as hijab and others preferred head-to-toe Chador.Armed female militia parade during the first anniversary of Islamic Revolution of 1979 on Feb, 11, 1980. Some women used a headscarf as hijab and others preferred head-to-toe Chador.
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Armenian Monastry of Saint Stephen in Jolfa W.Azarbaijan has been registered with UNESCO as World Heritage.Armenian Monastry of Saint Stephen in Jolfa W.Azarbaijan has been registered with UNESCO as World Heritage.
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Army opens fire on protesters killing and wounding several people on Sep, 8, 1978Army opens fire on protesters killing and wounding several people on Sep, 8, 1978
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Artaxerxes II TombArtaxerxes II Tomb
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Artaxerxes III TombArtaxerxes III Tomb
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Artifacts found in Egypt in 2009 by two Italian archeologists allegedly belonging to the lost army of Achaemenid king Cambyses who disappeared after walking into the an oasis in a desert in Egypt. For political reasons the findings were not authenticated.Artifacts found in Egypt in 2009 by two Italian archeologists allegedly belonging to the lost army of Achaemenid king Cambyses who disappeared after walking into the an oasis in a desert in Egypt. For political reasons the findings were not authenticated.
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Artist rendering of ancient Norooz Celebrations in PerspolisArtist rendering of ancient Norooz Celebrations in Perspolis
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Artistic self portraits from Iranian-American photographer Nazee Abbasi exploring her identity as an Iranian and an American woman. She sometimes feels confused, proud even awkward about how to simply deal with the differences of two parts that make her.Artistic self portraits from Iranian-American photographer Nazee Abbasi exploring her identity as an Iranian and an American woman. She sometimes feels confused, proud even awkward about how to simply deal with the differences of two parts that make her.
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Artwork in a park in Lahijan: a giant porcelain tea-pot hanging in the air constantly pouring into a cup. It's one of many attractions of Lahijan accompanied with Gilan's natural beauties. Tea & cookies are two main symbols of the city of Lahijan.Artwork in a park in Lahijan: a giant porcelain tea-pot hanging in the air constantly pouring into a cup. It's one of many attractions of Lahijan accompanied with Gilan's natural beauties. Tea & cookies are two main symbols of the city of Lahijan.
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As of 2008, the Lori 1 Wind power plant is Armenia's only wind power plant. Completed in December 2005 by the Iranian company Sunir with funding from Iran, it consists of 4 wind turbines and has a capacity of 2.64 MWe.As of 2008, the Lori 1 Wind power plant is Armenia's only wind power plant. Completed in December 2005 by the Iranian company Sunir with funding from Iran, it consists of 4 wind turbines and has a capacity of 2.64 MWe.
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As the hero of the Battle of Salamis, Themistocles is honored during cermeony at a Spartan temple celebrating the Athenian defeat of Persian naval forcesAs the hero of the Battle of Salamis, Themistocles is honored during cermeony at a Spartan temple celebrating the Athenian defeat of Persian naval forces
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Asalem is a city in Talesh district of the Gilan Province of Iran. The Talesh county has five cities: Hashtpar, Lisar, Asalem, Chubar, and Haviq. Talesh has mountainous wonderful areas, and its virgin and intact nature is very charming.Asalem is a city in Talesh district of the Gilan Province of Iran. The Talesh county has five cities: Hashtpar, Lisar, Asalem, Chubar, and Haviq. Talesh has mountainous wonderful areas, and its virgin and intact nature is very charming.
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Ashtaran Castle TooyserkanAshtaran Castle Tooyserkan
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Ashura Ceremonies Modern Times; Every day is Ashura and every land is Kerbala refers to modern day injustice and inequality in the world. Despots and dictators still suppress freedom movements which can not be found anywhere in the world.Ashura Ceremonies Modern Times; Every day is Ashura and every land is Kerbala refers to modern day injustice and inequality in the world. Despots and dictators still suppress freedom movements which can not be found anywhere in the world.
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At a historical Mosque in the city of Isfahan. An Old Man is praying on beautiful hand-made carpets. The window are decorated with colorful glasses, and there's a nice tile work on the walls and the roofs. A stack of Mohr is available for prayers.At a historical Mosque in the city of Isfahan. An Old Man is praying on beautiful hand-made carpets. The window are decorated with colorful glasses, and there's a nice tile work on the walls and the roofs. A stack of Mohr is available for prayers.
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At a resting Camp of Ghashghayi Ashayer Tribe during their Migration. Camels and horses carry some of the heavy load while modern Ashayer prefer to send most of it by truck together with the elderly and children.At a resting Camp of Ghashghayi Ashayer Tribe during their Migration. Camels and horses carry some of the heavy load while modern Ashayer prefer to send most of it by truck together with the elderly and children.
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At Eternity's Gate (Old Man with his Head in his Hands) by Vincent van Gogh, lithograph, 1882, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art inaugurated in 1977, next to Laleh Park. It has the most valuable collection of Western modern art outside of Europe and US.At Eternity's Gate (Old Man with his Head in his Hands) by Vincent van Gogh, lithograph, 1882, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art inaugurated in 1977, next to Laleh Park. It has the most valuable collection of Western modern art outside of Europe and US.
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At the museum of anthropology of Shiraz in Fars province of Iran, a wax figure of a Lady weaving a Persian Carpet. Carpet-weaving is undoubtedly one of the most distinguished manifestations of Persian culture and art, and dates back to ancient Persia.At the museum of anthropology of Shiraz in Fars province of Iran, a wax figure of a Lady weaving a Persian Carpet. Carpet-weaving is undoubtedly one of the most distinguished manifestations of Persian culture and art, and dates back to ancient Persia.
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Atabak Park PalaceAtabak Park Palace
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Atoosa the daughter of Cyrus The Great, half sister to Cambysis who married Dariush is a prominent woman in the Iranian history.Atoosa the daughter of Cyrus The Great, half sister to Cambysis who married Dariush is a prominent woman in the Iranian history.
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Attempts to incite a green revolution failed after people arrests, imprisonments and intimidation of dissidents. An Iranian girl makes a victory sign during post election unrests  2009Attempts to incite a green revolution failed after people arrests, imprisonments and intimidation of dissidents. An Iranian girl makes a victory sign during post election unrests 2009
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Augustus of Prima Porta, a famous statue of Roman Emperor Octavius. Ornated on his chest (armor) an officer is receiving a Roman Standard which was lost at the Battle of Carrhae in 53 BC, from a bearded Parthian after a peace treaty following diplomacy.Augustus of Prima Porta, a famous statue of Roman Emperor Octavius. Ornated on his chest (armor) an officer is receiving a Roman Standard which was lost at the Battle of Carrhae in 53 BC, from a bearded Parthian after a peace treaty following diplomacy.
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Authorities including Khalkhali watch US Air Force rubbles left from unsuccessful Tabas Fried Eagle operation which proved to Americans that Iran was no more their playground.Authorities including Khalkhali watch US Air Force rubbles left from unsuccessful Tabas Fried Eagle operation which proved to Americans that Iran was no more their playground.
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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei visits Hassan Ebrahim Habibi at Tehran's Rajayi Heart Center. Habibi a mild mannered personality is the first vice president of Iran serving from Sep, 1,1989 to Sep, 11, 2001. He was hospitalized on Sep, 25, 2008.Ayatollah Ali Khamenei visits Hassan Ebrahim Habibi at Tehran's Rajayi Heart Center. Habibi a mild mannered personality is the first vice president of Iran serving from Sep, 1,1989 to Sep, 11, 2001. He was hospitalized on Sep, 25, 2008.
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Ayatollah Kashani 1952Ayatollah Kashani 1952
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Ayatollah Khamenei is seen by an F-4 fighter jet at a base of Iran Air ForceAyatollah Khamenei is seen by an F-4 fighter jet at a base of Iran Air Force
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Ayatollah Mohammed Reza Shirazi was an Iraqi-Iranian Shia cleric and the son of the late Grand Ayatollah Sayed Mohammad Hussaini Shirazi, and a relative of Grand Ayatollah Mirza Hassan Shirazi.Ayatollah Mohammed Reza Shirazi was an Iraqi-Iranian Shia cleric and the son of the late Grand Ayatollah Sayed Mohammad Hussaini Shirazi, and a relative of Grand Ayatollah Mirza Hassan Shirazi.
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Ayatollah Montazeri sitting with Mirhossein Mousavi early 1980sAyatollah Montazeri sitting with Mirhossein Mousavi early 1980s
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Ayatollah Taleghani leads a prayer with Ghotbzadeh, Khomeini's son-in-law seen on the first row who was later executed by Khomeini's order.Mehdi Bazargan, the first prime minister after the 1979 revolution and Ebrahim Yazdi are seen.Ayatollah Taleghani leads a prayer with Ghotbzadeh, Khomeini's son-in-law seen on the first row who was later executed by Khomeini's order.Mehdi Bazargan, the first prime minister after the 1979 revolution and Ebrahim Yazdi are seen.
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Ayatollah Taleghani takes some rest in Majlis 1980Ayatollah Taleghani takes some rest in Majlis 1980
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Azad Kuh is one of the highest peaks in central Alburz Range. Azad Kuh can be translated as The Free Mountain. There are two access routes this peak, the easier one is from Kalaak-e-Baalaa village the other route is from Vaarange Rud village.Azad Kuh is one of the highest peaks in central Alburz Range. Azad Kuh can be translated as The Free Mountain. There are two access routes this peak, the easier one is from Kalaak-e-Baalaa village the other route is from Vaarange Rud village.
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Azadi Square (Persian for freedom) is a city square and International symbol of the city of Tehran.
It has an area of about 50,000 m2, plus adjacent areas, and is the largest square in Tehran and the second largest in Iran.Azadi Square (Persian for freedom) is a city square and International symbol of the city of Tehran. It has an area of about 50,000 m2, plus adjacent areas, and is the largest square in Tehran and the second largest in Iran.
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Azargoon Flowers ((Gol-e Hamisheh Bahar or Calendula persica) are symbols of Azargan, one of ancient Iranian festivities that takes place in the month of Azar, the 9th month of Persian Solar Year.Azar is the deity protecting fire in ancient mythology.Azargoon Flowers ((Gol-e Hamisheh Bahar or Calendula persica) are symbols of Azargan, one of ancient Iranian festivities that takes place in the month of Azar, the 9th month of Persian Solar Year.Azar is the deity protecting fire in ancient mythology.
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Bagh-e-Ferdows Palace and Garden is located near Tajrish on Valiasr Ave of Tehran. Iran's museum of cinema is now located at this place. The construction of the two flat building was started during Mohammad Shah's reign.Bagh-e-Ferdows Palace and Garden is located near Tajrish on Valiasr Ave of Tehran. Iran's museum of cinema is now located at this place. The construction of the two flat building was started during Mohammad Shah's reign.
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Bagheshah King GardenBagheshah King Garden
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Baharestan Square 1930sBaharestan Square 1930s
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Bandar e Mahshahr is an ancient city and port, and the capital of Mahshahr County, Khuzestan Province, by the Persian Gulf. It was originally known as Reyshahr and then Machuleh. It is an important port for exporting gas and refinery products from Abadan.Bandar e Mahshahr is an ancient city and port, and the capital of Mahshahr County, Khuzestan Province, by the Persian Gulf. It was originally known as Reyshahr and then Machuleh. It is an important port for exporting gas and refinery products from Abadan.
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Bazaar of Tehran Emamzadeh Zeyd / Sabzemeydan Square Entrance 2009. Sabzemeydan (Greens Square) is the name of a few historical districts in cities around Iran which traditionally used to be a distribution hub for fruits and vegetables.Bazaar of Tehran Emamzadeh Zeyd / Sabzemeydan Square Entrance 2009. Sabzemeydan (Greens Square) is the name of a few historical districts in cities around Iran which traditionally used to be a distribution hub for fruits and vegetables.
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Bazoft River is the magical attraction of the Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province that passes throughout the area pours into the Karun River in Khuzestan. It creates one of the most dazzling scnes of a virgin nature in Southwest Iran.Bazoft River is the magical attraction of the Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province that passes throughout the area pours into the Karun River in Khuzestan. It creates one of the most dazzling scnes of a virgin nature in Southwest Iran.
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Beautiful Khan Garden in Yazd with a magnificent mansion in the middle has been built by Mohammad Khan Vali with a large hall. There is a stable, teahouse, water depot and Persian Hamam making it a nice complex.Beautiful Khan Garden in Yazd with a magnificent mansion in the middle has been built by Mohammad Khan Vali with a large hall. There is a stable, teahouse, water depot and Persian Hamam making it a nice complex.
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Beautiful Nature in Urmia Lake Azarbaijan. Wild Flowers scattered in 2006.It is the largest lake in the Middle East, and the third largest salt water lake on earth, with a surface area of approximately 5,200 km².  Locals call the rock islands Kazem Dashi.Beautiful Nature in Urmia Lake Azarbaijan. Wild Flowers scattered in 2006.It is the largest lake in the Middle East, and the third largest salt water lake on earth, with a surface area of approximately 5,200 km². Locals call the rock islands Kazem Dashi.
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Beautiful Pahlavi Queen Farah Diba and French President Charles De Gaulle on her state visit to Paris in 1961. French President pays a visit back in 1963 to inaugurate the new building of the French Razi school where Farah was also educated.Beautiful Pahlavi Queen Farah Diba and French President Charles De Gaulle on her state visit to Paris in 1961. French President pays a visit back in 1963 to inaugurate the new building of the French Razi school where Farah was also educated.
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Beautiful Pahlavi Queen Farah Diba in her royal golden gawn wearing a Tiara full of diamonds with matching neclace, and earings. Farah is the last Queen of Iran and third wife of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi living in exile since 1979.Beautiful Pahlavi Queen Farah Diba in her royal golden gawn wearing a Tiara full of diamonds with matching neclace, and earings. Farah is the last Queen of Iran and third wife of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi living in exile since 1979.
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Beautiful Sunset in Bandar Abbas on the Persian Gulf. Previously called Gameron, Bandar Abbas which has always been a port is the capital of Hormozagan province.It is the strategic location of the main base of the Iranian Navy on the Straits of Hormuz.Beautiful Sunset in Bandar Abbas on the Persian Gulf. Previously called Gameron, Bandar Abbas which has always been a port is the capital of Hormozagan province.It is the strategic location of the main base of the Iranian Navy on the Straits of Hormuz.
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Beautiful Sunset on the Persian Gulf at the Imam Khomeini Harbor of Khuzestan where cranes operate to load/unload containers. Khuzestan Province is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. It is in the southwest of the country.Beautiful Sunset on the Persian Gulf at the Imam Khomeini Harbor of Khuzestan where cranes operate to load/unload containers. Khuzestan Province is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. It is in the southwest of the country.
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Beautiful view of Kerman Prince Palace and Garden (Bagh-e-Shazdeh) at Night.The garden was built for Abdolhamid Mirza Naserodolleh during the eleven years of his governorship in the Qajar dynasty but unfinished, due to his death  in early 1890s.Beautiful view of Kerman Prince Palace and Garden (Bagh-e-Shazdeh) at Night.The garden was built for Abdolhamid Mirza Naserodolleh during the eleven years of his governorship in the Qajar dynasty but unfinished, due to his death in early 1890s.
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Beside the Sheikh Safi mausoleum, a tall, domed circular tower decorated with blue tile and about 17 meters in height is the 17th-century Porcelain House (Chini Khaneh) preserving the sanctuary's ceremonial China ware presented to Safavid kings.Beside the Sheikh Safi mausoleum, a tall, domed circular tower decorated with blue tile and about 17 meters in height is the 17th-century Porcelain House (Chini Khaneh) preserving the sanctuary's ceremonial China ware presented to Safavid kings.
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Bikes (Bicycle) inside Isfahan Historical Bazaar look more acceptable than motorcycles which pollute the air and make lots of noise that may harm this glorious atmopsphereBikes (Bicycle) inside Isfahan Historical Bazaar look more acceptable than motorcycles which pollute the air and make lots of noise that may harm this glorious atmopsphere
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Birds enjoying Hara tree Forest at Qeshm Island in Persian Gulf.Qeshm Island is an ancient beautiful island located South Iran in the Strait of Hormuz. Qeshm has a unique nature with a depreciated land of 400,000 years old.Birds enjoying Hara tree Forest at Qeshm Island in Persian Gulf.Qeshm Island is an ancient beautiful island located South Iran in the Strait of Hormuz. Qeshm has a unique nature with a depreciated land of 400,000 years old.
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Birds fly by the pool in front of Isfahan's Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque from the balcony of the Alighapoo Palace. Jan, 2010. The crane in the background clearly depicts Isfahan's continous struggle to preserve its historical identity against human greed.Birds fly by the pool in front of Isfahan's Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque from the balcony of the Alighapoo Palace. Jan, 2010. The crane in the background clearly depicts Isfahan's continous struggle to preserve its historical identity against human greed.
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Birjand Baharestan Palace Zand era front viewBirjand Baharestan Palace Zand era front view
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BitDefender is trying to increase its market- share in Iran. Khalid Muasher, Business Development Manager at Bitdefender, says Iran has high potential in Antivirus industry.BitDefender was pioneer in detecting and cleaning Flame and Stuxnet viruses.BitDefender is trying to increase its market- share in Iran. Khalid Muasher, Business Development Manager at Bitdefender, says Iran has high potential in Antivirus industry.BitDefender was pioneer in detecting and cleaning Flame and Stuxnet viruses.
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Blood stains in front of a Shop in Khorramshahr is sign of many innocent citizens Murdered or injured by Iraqi Baath regime and their spies in the city.Blood stains in front of a Shop in Khorramshahr is sign of many innocent citizens Murdered or injured by Iraqi Baath regime and their spies in the city.
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Blue Soccer Team in 1941. The first Iranian football team was formed by Abadan Refinery workers in 1910s after exploration of oil fields in southern Iran. In 1972, first national football league was inaugurated. 4 years later Abadan adopted Brasil colors.Blue Soccer Team in 1941. The first Iranian football team was formed by Abadan Refinery workers in 1910s after exploration of oil fields in southern Iran. In 1972, first national football league was inaugurated. 4 years later Abadan adopted Brasil colors.
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Bodies of Pahlavi officials whose brief Execution took place on the roof of the Refah school; temporary residence of Imam Khomeini after arriving in Iran in 1979.Bodies of Pahlavi officials whose brief Execution took place on the roof of the Refah school; temporary residence of Imam Khomeini after arriving in Iran in 1979.
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Body of a dead soldier overrun by tank during Iran-Iraq war (Extreme Graphic)Body of a dead soldier overrun by tank during Iran-Iraq war (Extreme Graphic)
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Book engraving of Iranistan, P.T. Barnum's residence Iranistan, a Moorish Revival mansion in Bridgeport, Connecticut that was commissioned by P. T. Barnum in 1848. It was designed by the Austrian-American architect Leopold Eidlitz.Book engraving of Iranistan, P.T. Barnum's residence Iranistan, a Moorish Revival mansion in Bridgeport, Connecticut that was commissioned by P. T. Barnum in 1848. It was designed by the Austrian-American architect Leopold Eidlitz.
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Boost of Sassanid King at Louvre museumBoost of Sassanid King at Louvre museum
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Breathtaking view from Amir Kabir dam locally known as Sadd-e Karaj is located 63 kilometres northwest of Tehran and 23 kilometres (north of Karaj. It was constructed on the Karaj River, and was the first multi-purpose dam in Iran.Breathtaking view from Amir Kabir dam locally known as Sadd-e Karaj is located 63 kilometres northwest of Tehran and 23 kilometres (north of Karaj. It was constructed on the Karaj River, and was the first multi-purpose dam in Iran.
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British George Curzon : One of the masterminds of the 1907 Russian entente.British George Curzon : One of the masterminds of the 1907 Russian entente.
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Bushehr Seaport on the Persian Gulf in 1973. The strategic location of the city of Bushehr has been the main reason for the establishment of the port of Bushehr, a thriving and flourishing seat of an ancient civilization called "Rey Shahr"Bushehr Seaport on the Persian Gulf in 1973. The strategic location of the city of Bushehr has been the main reason for the establishment of the port of Bushehr, a thriving and flourishing seat of an ancient civilization called "Rey Shahr"
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Bust of B?qer Kh?n (1870, Tabriz - November 12, 1911ý), honorarily titled S?l?r-e Melli meaning National Leader, was one of the key figures in the Persian Constitutional Revolution at the Constitution House of Tabriz, also known as Khaneh MashroutehBust of B?qer Kh?n (1870, Tabriz - November 12, 1911ý), honorarily titled S?l?r-e Melli meaning National Leader, was one of the key figures in the Persian Constitutional Revolution at the Constitution House of Tabriz, also known as Khaneh Mashrouteh
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Bust of Mirza Taghi Khan Amirkabir, Grand Vezir of Qajar king Naseroddin Shah in Daneshjoo Park of Tehran. He lost his life trying to transform Iranian political, educational, and administrative infrastructure to a modern form despite all difficulties.Bust of Mirza Taghi Khan Amirkabir, Grand Vezir of Qajar king Naseroddin Shah in Daneshjoo Park of Tehran. He lost his life trying to transform Iranian political, educational, and administrative infrastructure to a modern form despite all difficulties.
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Bust of notable Iranian Poet and painter Sohrab Sepehri He is considered to be one of the five most famous modern Persian poets who have practiced New Poetry (a kind of poetry that often has neither meter nor rhyme).Bust of notable Iranian Poet and painter Sohrab Sepehri He is considered to be one of the five most famous modern Persian poets who have practiced New Poetry (a kind of poetry that often has neither meter nor rhyme).
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Cairo Dec, 2009: Iranian Politician Ali Larijani as head of the parliament meets President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt. Good times for dictator ended finally: Mubarak, accused of corruption and involvement in killing protesters, went on trial on ug, 3, 2011.Cairo Dec, 2009: Iranian Politician Ali Larijani as head of the parliament meets President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt. Good times for dictator ended finally: Mubarak, accused of corruption and involvement in killing protesters, went on trial on ug, 3, 2011.
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Canada : Peykan Car which resmbles a shoe-box has antique fans around the world (2008)Canada : Peykan Car which resmbles a shoe-box has antique fans around the world (2008)
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Cars used to enter the Baghemelli Garden. The street named United Nations (Melal-e-Mottahid) is now closed to traffic to preserve the historical landscape.Cars used to enter the Baghemelli Garden. The street named United Nations (Melal-e-Mottahid) is now closed to traffic to preserve the historical landscape.
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Ceramic Rhyton shaped as a Bull / 1st Millenium B.C. Roodbar Marlic. It's amazing to think that people used to drink stuff out of this interesting object.Ceramic Rhyton shaped as a Bull / 1st Millenium B.C. Roodbar Marlic. It's amazing to think that people used to drink stuff out of this interesting object.
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Champion Hossein Rezazadeh nicknamed Iranian Hercules held the title of the strongest man in the world with Snatch: 213 kg in Qinhuangdao on September 14, 2003. Iranian weightlifter Behdad Salimi broke his record in Nov, 2011 in Paris.Champion Hossein Rezazadeh nicknamed Iranian Hercules held the title of the strongest man in the world with Snatch: 213 kg in Qinhuangdao on September 14, 2003. Iranian weightlifter Behdad Salimi broke his record in Nov, 2011 in Paris.
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Charged with espionage, Roxana Saberi one day after her release in 2009Charged with espionage, Roxana Saberi one day after her release in 2009
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Cheheldokhtaran Castle Nikshahr: The building is based on large pieces of rock attached together by clayCheheldokhtaran Castle Nikshahr: The building is based on large pieces of rock attached together by clay
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Chehelsotoon (40sotoon) Palace in WinterChehelsotoon (40sotoon) Palace in Winter
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Chehelsotoon Palace Isfahan PaintingChehelsotoon Palace Isfahan Painting
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Children of the last Qajar king : Ahmad Shah 1. Princess Maryamdokht (1915 -10 November 2005) 2. Princess Irandokht (1916–1984) 3. Princess Homayoundokht (1917-) 4. Prince Fereydoun Mirza (1922 -24 September 1975)Children of the last Qajar king : Ahmad Shah 1. Princess Maryamdokht (1915 -10 November 2005) 2. Princess Irandokht (1916–1984) 3. Princess Homayoundokht (1917-) 4. Prince Fereydoun Mirza (1922 -24 September 1975)
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Choghazanbil Palace and Temple complex is located 45 km Southeast of Shoosh (Susa) in the Khuzestan Province of Iran. It is the only remains of an Elamite city Dur Untashi built 1300 BC, onsisting of a magnificent Ziggurat, temples, and three palaces.Choghazanbil Palace and Temple complex is located 45 km Southeast of Shoosh (Susa) in the Khuzestan Province of Iran. It is the only remains of an Elamite city Dur Untashi built 1300 BC, onsisting of a magnificent Ziggurat, temples, and three palaces.
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Choghazanbil Palace Susa KhuzestanChoghazanbil Palace Susa Khuzestan
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Choghazanbil Shoosh Khuzestan AqueductChoghazanbil Shoosh Khuzestan Aqueduct
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Choghazanbil Temple Shoosh Khuzestan in the center of the third city walls stays the famous Zigorat Temple built by thousands of bricks in 5 storiesChoghazanbil Temple Shoosh Khuzestan in the center of the third city walls stays the famous Zigorat Temple built by thousands of bricks in 5 stories
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Choghazanbil Temple Susa 1300BCChoghazanbil Temple Susa 1300BC
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Choghazanbil Zigorat Temple in Susa is a mixture of art and method combined into an eternal glittering Elamite civilization.Choghazanbil Zigorat Temple in Susa is a mixture of art and method combined into an eternal glittering Elamite civilization.
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Choghazanbil Zigorat Temple Shoosh Khuzestan, remains of the Elam civilization destroyed by Ashur Banipal 640 BCChoghazanbil Zigorat Temple Shoosh Khuzestan, remains of the Elam civilization destroyed by Ashur Banipal 640 BC
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Clouds coming down the mountains of Masouleh, a historical village near the city of fouman in Gilan province of Iran. This is one of the best photos taken from this scenic touristic attraction in northern Iran at the right time and the right spot.Clouds coming down the mountains of Masouleh, a historical village near the city of fouman in Gilan province of Iran. This is one of the best photos taken from this scenic touristic attraction in northern Iran at the right time and the right spot.
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Clouds cover the Damavand Peak. Mount Damavand, Iran's iconic tallest mountain is located in the Alborz mountain range stretching from NW (the borders of Armenia) to NE Iran (at the borders of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan).Clouds cover the Damavand Peak. Mount Damavand, Iran's iconic tallest mountain is located in the Alborz mountain range stretching from NW (the borders of Armenia) to NE Iran (at the borders of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan).
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Clowns at the Royal Court of Naseroddin Shah Qajar, Famous clown Karim Shireyi in the middleClowns at the Royal Court of Naseroddin Shah Qajar, Famous clown Karim Shireyi in the middle
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Clowns of the court of the Qajar king Naseroddin Shah. Abbas Godeh (giant), and famous clown Karim Shireyi (addicted to opium extract) wer in charge of making the Shah and Malijak laugh, and they were to sing songs whenever they were ordered to.Clowns of the court of the Qajar king Naseroddin Shah. Abbas Godeh (giant), and famous clown Karim Shireyi (addicted to opium extract) wer in charge of making the Shah and Malijak laugh, and they were to sing songs whenever they were ordered to.
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Coin Silver(Shekel) in circulation in Achaemenid Empire with the image of the Shah holding a bow.Shekel was the silver coin issued by Dariush around 516 B.C. Shekel is probably the origin of the word Sekke in Persian that is referred to any metal coin.Coin Silver(Shekel) in circulation in Achaemenid Empire with the image of the Shah holding a bow.Shekel was the silver coin issued by Dariush around 516 B.C. Shekel is probably the origin of the word Sekke in Persian that is referred to any metal coin.
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Colonel Pesyan during pilot training in Germany. He was the first trained Iranian pilot who served in German Airforce and was rewarded with the Eisernes Kreuz Medal for shooting down more than 25 enemy aircraft during World War I.Colonel Pesyan during pilot training in Germany. He was the first trained Iranian pilot who served in German Airforce and was rewarded with the Eisernes Kreuz Medal for shooting down more than 25 enemy aircraft during World War I.
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Colorful glasswork shines lights of live through windows of Qavam House (also called "Narenjestan e Ghavam") is a traditional and historical mansion in Shiraz, Iran. It is set within the Persian gardens of Eram between 1879 and 1886 by Mirza Ibrahim Khan.Colorful glasswork shines lights of live through windows of Qavam House (also called "Narenjestan e Ghavam") is a traditional and historical mansion in Shiraz, Iran. It is set within the Persian gardens of Eram between 1879 and 1886 by Mirza Ibrahim Khan.
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Columns Ruins Ancient Persepolis 1952Columns Ruins Ancient Persepolis 1952
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Constitution House museum TabrizConstitution House museum Tabriz
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Construction of a new dome on Qom Saint Masoumeh MausoleumConstruction of a new dome on Qom Saint Masoumeh Mausoleum
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Contemporary Iranian Musician Golnaz Jamshidi performing with Santour in Nariman Ensemble classical Iranian music group. Santour is an traditional Iranian music instrument whose origins date back to 3500 years ago.Contemporary Iranian Musician Golnaz Jamshidi performing with Santour in Nariman Ensemble classical Iranian music group. Santour is an traditional Iranian music instrument whose origins date back to 3500 years ago.
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Copper Coin of Abu Saeed, last Ilkhanates ruler in Iran.He died without an heir or an appointed successor, leaving the Ilkhanate eaten from inside by the power of the major families, as the Chupanids, the Jalayirids, or by new movements as the Sarbedaran.Copper Coin of Abu Saeed, last Ilkhanates ruler in Iran.He died without an heir or an appointed successor, leaving the Ilkhanate eaten from inside by the power of the major families, as the Chupanids, the Jalayirids, or by new movements as the Sarbedaran.
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Copper.coin of Musa Khan, one of last Ilkhanates in Iran. reigned shortly (about 2 months) after April 1336 AD. On June 15, 1337 Hasan Bozorg defeated and killed Musa Khan and invading Togha Teimur forces at Soghurlug in the Maragheh.Copper.coin of Musa Khan, one of last Ilkhanates in Iran. reigned shortly (about 2 months) after April 1336 AD. On June 15, 1337 Hasan Bozorg defeated and killed Musa Khan and invading Togha Teimur forces at Soghurlug in the Maragheh.
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Coronation scene of the Kiani King Manouchehr depicted in Shahnameh of Ferdowsi. Fereydoun crowns his grand-grandson Manouchehr and retires.Manouchehr’s attempt to avenge his grandfather’s murder initiated the Iranian-Turanian wars.Coronation scene of the Kiani King Manouchehr depicted in Shahnameh of Ferdowsi. Fereydoun crowns his grand-grandson Manouchehr and retires.Manouchehr’s attempt to avenge his grandfather’s murder initiated the Iranian-Turanian wars.
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Cossack Soldiers smoking something in Birjand in 1909. After establishment of British colony in India the once Silk Road trade route along Afghanistan gradually became a drug addicted area. Birjand used to be the most beautiful town in the Quhestan.Cossack Soldiers smoking something in Birjand in 1909. After establishment of British colony in India the once Silk Road trade route along Afghanistan gradually became a drug addicted area. Birjand used to be the most beautiful town in the Quhestan.
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Court ceremony of Fathali Shah Qajar was later added to Sassanid Taghebostan complex in Kermanshah. The Qajar were trying to somehow legitimize their reign by such acts as relating themselves to other Iraniani dynasties.Court ceremony of Fathali Shah Qajar was later added to Sassanid Taghebostan complex in Kermanshah. The Qajar were trying to somehow legitimize their reign by such acts as relating themselves to other Iraniani dynasties.
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Cube of Zoroaster is a nice building from Acaemenid era in Naghshe Rostam. The Zoroaster Temple is also known to be the tomb of SmerdisCube of Zoroaster is a nice building from Acaemenid era in Naghshe Rostam. The Zoroaster Temple is also known to be the tomb of Smerdis
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Cute! First Iranian cloned goat named Hana born in Isfahan Royan Institute born on April, 16, 2009Cute! First Iranian cloned goat named Hana born in Isfahan Royan Institute born on April, 16, 2009
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Cylinder of Nabonidus king of Babylon which is before the famous Cyrus Cylinder but mentions Cyrus as king of Anshan who scattered Median empire with his small army.Cylinder of Nabonidus king of Babylon which is before the famous Cyrus Cylinder but mentions Cyrus as king of Anshan who scattered Median empire with his small army.
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Cyrus (Kurosh) of Anshan Seal, son of TeispesCyrus (Kurosh) of Anshan Seal, son of Teispes
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Dariush I or II Golden BowlDariush I or II Golden Bowl
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Darvazeh Ghazvin Gate of TehranDarvazeh Ghazvin Gate of Tehran
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Dec, 2011 Old Trees embracing Winter in Tehran's historical National City Park. The autumn leaves and Water Fountains depict one of last resorts for rare botanic and bird species in overcrowded city of Tehran.Dec, 2011 Old Trees embracing Winter in Tehran's historical National City Park. The autumn leaves and Water Fountains depict one of last resorts for rare botanic and bird species in overcrowded city of Tehran.
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Dehkhoda pays a visit to ailing Dr.MosaddeghDehkhoda pays a visit to ailing Dr.Mosaddegh
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Demonstrations during the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Protesters hold up posters of Imam Khomeini, Dr. Mosaddegh and Takhti. The upcoming conservative regime however suppressed different views and Mosaddegh and his ideas were maltreated.Demonstrations during the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Protesters hold up posters of Imam Khomeini, Dr. Mosaddegh and Takhti. The upcoming conservative regime however suppressed different views and Mosaddegh and his ideas were maltreated.
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Depictions of Prophet Mohammad an Illustration of Ferdowsi Parable of the Ship of Faith, Folio 18 from the Houghton Shahnama of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, produced for Shah Tahmasp I (1530-1535 By Mirza Ali)Depictions of Prophet Mohammad an Illustration of Ferdowsi Parable of the Ship of Faith, Folio 18 from the Houghton Shahnama of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, produced for Shah Tahmasp I (1530-1535 By Mirza Ali)
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Destroyer in the skies… of Manjil?! The replica of a destroyer has been set beautifully with waves, Iranian flag and a perfect mis-en-scene in a sqaure in Manjil, Gilan. This is not to be confused with Jamkaran destroyer.Destroyer in the skies… of Manjil?! The replica of a destroyer has been set beautifully with waves, Iranian flag and a perfect mis-en-scene in a sqaure in Manjil, Gilan. This is not to be confused with Jamkaran destroyer.
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Different locks from Safavid and Qajar era on display at Abyaz Palace museum inside the Golestan Palace complex. Abyaz (White) Palace, now the museum of anthropology was built on a  site which used to be Agha Mohammad Khan's tower.Different locks from Safavid and Qajar era on display at Abyaz Palace museum inside the Golestan Palace complex. Abyaz (White) Palace, now the museum of anthropology was built on a site which used to be Agha Mohammad Khan's tower.
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Dish Terminator: Iranian armed forces destroy banned satellite dishes from the roof of housesDish Terminator: Iranian armed forces destroy banned satellite dishes from the roof of houses
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Dish Terminators gathering satellite receivers from Iran roofs  2009Dish Terminators gathering satellite receivers from Iran roofs 2009
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Dr. Ali Shariati, one of the masterminds of the Sharia government was a prisoner at the Pahlavi's notorious SAVAK Prison.Dr. Ali Shariati, one of the masterminds of the Sharia government was a prisoner at the Pahlavi's notorious SAVAK Prison.
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Dr. Mohammad Moein's Mausoleum in Astaneh Ashrafiyeh is a precious visting place for lovers of Persian literature. He was the author of Farhang-e-Moein, one of earliest dictionaries.Dr. Mohammad Moein's Mausoleum in Astaneh Ashrafiyeh is a precious visting place for lovers of Persian literature. He was the author of Farhang-e-Moein, one of earliest dictionaries.
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Dr. Shariati, one of disappeared statues in Tehran: a series of robberies during the months of April and May 2010 in Tehran, Iran, when twelve bronze statues of national heroes disappeared from public places!Dr. Shariati, one of disappeared statues in Tehran: a series of robberies during the months of April and May 2010 in Tehran, Iran, when twelve bronze statues of national heroes disappeared from public places!
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Drawing shows special Sassanid Border Patrol units in Hyrcania called Savaran. They were quickly dispatched from castles in the area for swift attacks on invading Heptalites.Drawing shows special Sassanid Border Patrol units in Hyrcania called Savaran. They were quickly dispatched from castles in the area for swift attacks on invading Heptalites.
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During one of first gatherings of the Majlis (parliament) during the Constitutional Revolution, representatives listen to the speaker Bahaolvaezin. The first session of the Iranian Parliament took place at the Golestan Palace and then in Baharestan Sq.During one of first gatherings of the Majlis (parliament) during the Constitutional Revolution, representatives listen to the speaker Bahaolvaezin. The first session of the Iranian Parliament took place at the Golestan Palace and then in Baharestan Sq.
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During the Achaemenid, especially at the time of Cyrus the Great, the Persian Imperial Flag was made of up of a kinglike image, rectangular in shape, split into four equivalent triangles. Each two of these four train triangles had the same colour.During the Achaemenid, especially at the time of Cyrus the Great, the Persian Imperial Flag was made of up of a kinglike image, rectangular in shape, split into four equivalent triangles. Each two of these four train triangles had the same colour.
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Earliest Christian mosaics showing a combination of Sol Invictus (Sol Invictus was the official sun god of the later Roman empire copied from Iranian Mithraism) and Christ of the Second Coming. Christmas is thus just Yalda miscalculated.Earliest Christian mosaics showing a combination of Sol Invictus (Sol Invictus was the official sun god of the later Roman empire copied from Iranian Mithraism) and Christ of the Second Coming. Christmas is thus just Yalda miscalculated.
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Early snow covers Tehran's Alborz Mountains Nov, 7, 2011. Climate change due to Global Warming has effected Iran as other parts of the world. After a long summer and years of drought, there's hope again in Iranian skies.Early snow covers Tehran's Alborz Mountains Nov, 7, 2011. Climate change due to Global Warming has effected Iran as other parts of the world. After a long summer and years of drought, there's hope again in Iranian skies.
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East view from the Arg Square TehranEast view from the Arg Square Tehran
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Eclipse of the moon is seen behind the Milad tower in Tehran, on June 16, 2011 (Reuters/Raheb Homavandi).Eclipse of the moon is seen behind the Milad tower in Tehran, on June 16, 2011 (Reuters/Raheb Homavandi).
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Education has been an essential issue for Iranian girls especially Ashayer people who are an important part of Iran's cultural heritage and a living example of anthropology. During the Pahlavi era, Sepah Danesh was in charge of educating Ashayer.Education has been an essential issue for Iranian girls especially Ashayer people who are an important part of Iran's cultural heritage and a living example of anthropology. During the Pahlavi era, Sepah Danesh was in charge of educating Ashayer.
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Elamite era clay Toy Animal figures found in Susa Khuzestan  2-3 millenium B.C. These small statues are in the shape of sheep, goat and probably dog that may have had other use such as decoration or religious symbols.Elamite era clay Toy Animal figures found in Susa Khuzestan 2-3 millenium B.C. These small statues are in the shape of sheep, goat and probably dog that may have had other use such as decoration or religious symbols.
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Elamite era Human Head Terra Cotta found in Susa, Khuzestan 2nd Millennium B.C. This kind of artwork is the most primitive form of arts and self-expression and details in creation of this lady shows some importance, affection or obsession.Elamite era Human Head Terra Cotta found in Susa, Khuzestan 2nd Millennium B.C. This kind of artwork is the most primitive form of arts and self-expression and details in creation of this lady shows some importance, affection or obsession.
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Elamite era Inscriptions and Embossed images of Narsina in Kulefarah complex of Izeh in Khuzestan.Kulefarah is a valley 7 km from the city of Izeh in Khuzestan Province that hosts 6 magnificent Elamite inscriptions.Elamite era Inscriptions and Embossed images of Narsina in Kulefarah complex of Izeh in Khuzestan.Kulefarah is a valley 7 km from the city of Izeh in Khuzestan Province that hosts 6 magnificent Elamite inscriptions.
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Elamite era Painted Pottery spouted for serving liquids (water, oil, wine, etc) related to 1st Millenium B.C. excavated at the historical Sialk Hill in Kashan. Artifacts of the Sialk Hills (mound) give us examples of earliest shapes and scripts in Iran.Elamite era Painted Pottery spouted for serving liquids (water, oil, wine, etc) related to 1st Millenium B.C. excavated at the historical Sialk Hill in Kashan. Artifacts of the Sialk Hills (mound) give us examples of earliest shapes and scripts in Iran.
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Elamite era rock reliefs in Kulefarah Archeological site in Izeh-Khuzestan. It shows a greeting ceremony where the Queen is sitted accepting guests. This can be an event at a palace or temple with multiple floors such as Choghazanbil in Susa.Elamite era rock reliefs in Kulefarah Archeological site in Izeh-Khuzestan. It shows a greeting ceremony where the Queen is sitted accepting guests. This can be an event at a palace or temple with multiple floors such as Choghazanbil in Susa.
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Elamite Pottery ChoghazanbilElamite Pottery Choghazanbil
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Elizabeth Taylor with hookah at tea house in Shiraz, Iran, 1976, Actress Elizabeth Taylor was invited on Iran Air's inaugural nonstop flight from New York to Tehran, She visited important historical attractions in Iran including Perspolis and IsfahanElizabeth Taylor with hookah at tea house in Shiraz, Iran, 1976, Actress Elizabeth Taylor was invited on Iran Air's inaugural nonstop flight from New York to Tehran, She visited important historical attractions in Iran including Perspolis and Isfahan
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Embassy of Iran in Ottawa, Canada January 2005. Iran moved into the facilities in the summer of 1991.In 1996, Canada and the Islamic Republic of Iran agreed to exchange Ambassadors. However, since 2007 relations were reduced to Chargé level.Embassy of Iran in Ottawa, Canada January 2005. Iran moved into the facilities in the summer of 1991.In 1996, Canada and the Islamic Republic of Iran agreed to exchange Ambassadors. However, since 2007 relations were reduced to Chargé level.
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Embossed artwork in Lavasan shows the legendary hero Rostam fighting a Dragon. The epic of Shahnameh is one of many Iranian resources whose figures have not adequately been promoted for future generations to replace fake Hollywood role-models.Embossed artwork in Lavasan shows the legendary hero Rostam fighting a Dragon. The epic of Shahnameh is one of many Iranian resources whose figures have not adequately been promoted for future generations to replace fake Hollywood role-models.
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Embossed Capricorn Narenjestan Museum ShirazEmbossed Capricorn Narenjestan Museum Shiraz
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Embossed depiction of Achaemenid era Deity: Faravahar in Perspolis. In Zoroastrianism, the oldest known Monotheist religion in the world, Faravahar is said to be a reminder of one's purpose in life Happines through Nice Thoughts, Nice Words and Nice DeedsEmbossed depiction of Achaemenid era Deity: Faravahar in Perspolis. In Zoroastrianism, the oldest known Monotheist religion in the world, Faravahar is said to be a reminder of one's purpose in life Happines through Nice Thoughts, Nice Words and Nice Deeds
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Embossed figure of a Sagartian subject presenting a Gift at the stairs of Perspolis, the ceremonial capital of the  Achaemenid Empire. Sagartia was a Satrapy until they revolted in 522 and became a subordinate of Drangians.Embossed figure of a Sagartian subject presenting a Gift at the stairs of Perspolis, the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire. Sagartia was a Satrapy until they revolted in 522 and became a subordinate of Drangians.
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Embossed figure of Ashur,Banipal, tyrant of assyria. In a tablet unearthed in 1854, Ashur Banipal boasts of the destruction he had wrought on susa. A fragmented Elamite rule was resurrected soon after with Shuttir-Nakhkhunte III.Embossed figure of Ashur,Banipal, tyrant of assyria. In a tablet unearthed in 1854, Ashur Banipal boasts of the destruction he had wrought on susa. A fragmented Elamite rule was resurrected soon after with Shuttir-Nakhkhunte III.
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Embossed figure of Elamite Queen Untash Napirisha (1300-1340 BC) found in Susa and smuggled to France. The lady seems to have a fish tail and holding two snakes in her hands. Above her, a row of nuns is seen at the temple.Embossed figure of Elamite Queen Untash Napirisha (1300-1340 BC) found in Susa and smuggled to France. The lady seems to have a fish tail and holding two snakes in her hands. Above her, a row of nuns is seen at the temple.
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Embossed figure of the Sassanid grand Priest Kartir Naghsherajab inscription stating his faith and devotion to the sassanian kings in Fars Province.Kartir ruthlessly used to promote his own position and to punish lower-ranking priests.Embossed figure of the Sassanid grand Priest Kartir Naghsherajab inscription stating his faith and devotion to the sassanian kings in Fars Province.Kartir ruthlessly used to promote his own position and to punish lower-ranking priests.
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Embossed image of God Faravahar in PerspolisEmbossed image of God Faravahar in Perspolis
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Embossed panel created during the Qajar dynasty showing the Kiani king Kay Khosrau with a dagger and a Sword. Kay Khosrau was the son of Siavash and Farangis whose father was killed by Afrasiab as narrated in Shahnameh epic of kings.Embossed panel created during the Qajar dynasty showing the Kiani king Kay Khosrau with a dagger and a Sword. Kay Khosrau was the son of Siavash and Farangis whose father was killed by Afrasiab as narrated in Shahnameh epic of kings.
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Embossed piece of art at one of Metro stations in Tehran. Group of a Musical Band dressed in    Qajar style are performing with drums and trumphets announcing some good events such as Norooz, Ramazan or similar occasion.Embossed piece of art at one of Metro stations in Tehran. Group of a Musical Band dressed in Qajar style are performing with drums and trumphets announcing some good events such as Norooz, Ramazan or similar occasion.
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Embossed relief shows rebels brought to Dariush The Great in Bisotoun InscriptionEmbossed relief shows rebels brought to Dariush The Great in Bisotoun Inscription
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Embossed rosace as column head in Apadana palace in SusaEmbossed rosace as column head in Apadana palace in Susa
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Embossed Statue of Cyrus the Great in Sydney/AustraliaEmbossed Statue of Cyrus the Great in Sydney/Australia
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Enamelled tileworks on the ceiling of Hafeziyeh (Tomb of Hafez) in Shiraz showcases use of colourful mosaic finished in 1951, the structure was elevated one metre above ground level and encircled with five steps.Enamelled tileworks on the ceiling of Hafeziyeh (Tomb of Hafez) in Shiraz showcases use of colourful mosaic finished in 1951, the structure was elevated one metre above ground level and encircled with five steps.
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Engagement ceremony in Egypt. LTR: Princess Fouziyeh (Fawzia) ,Reza Shah Pahlavi, Egyptian Queen Nazli (Fouziyeh's mother) Prince Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. By this marriage Reza Shah planned to inject some royal blood for his son's legitimacy.Engagement ceremony in Egypt. LTR: Princess Fouziyeh (Fawzia) ,Reza Shah Pahlavi, Egyptian Queen Nazli (Fouziyeh's mother) Prince Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. By this marriage Reza Shah planned to inject some royal blood for his son's legitimacy.
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Enormous Kiz Kalesi (Girl Castle) located in Poledokhtar, East AzarbaijanEnormous Kiz Kalesi (Girl Castle) located in Poledokhtar, East Azarbaijan
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Entrance to underground a 3km long Tohid Tunnel of Tehran with a view from the snowy Alborz Mountains; considered a marvel of Iranian engineering that connects Chamran to Navvab Safavi expressway built under one of the most populated areas in the city.Entrance to underground a 3km long Tohid Tunnel of Tehran with a view from the snowy Alborz Mountains; considered a marvel of Iranian engineering that connects Chamran to Navvab Safavi expressway built under one of the most populated areas in the city.
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Eram garden and palace in ShirazEram garden and palace in Shiraz
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Eshratabad Palace Building and GardenEshratabad Palace Building and Garden
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Every year Zoroastrian community celebrates Sadeh in Tehran Fire Temple.The most elaborate report of the celebration of Sadeh after the dominations of Muslims over Iran comes from the 10th century AD during the reign of Mardaviz of Ziyarid dynasty.Every year Zoroastrian community celebrates Sadeh in Tehran Fire Temple.The most elaborate report of the celebration of Sadeh after the dominations of Muslims over Iran comes from the 10th century AD during the reign of Mardaviz of Ziyarid dynasty.
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Excavation site in the Parthian Nesa City in modern Turkmenistan. The city of Nesa or Partha-Nesa is the oldest known residence of Parthians which used to be near modern Ashkabad city of Turkmenistan.Excavation site in the Parthian Nesa City in modern Turkmenistan. The city of Nesa or Partha-Nesa is the oldest known residence of Parthians which used to be near modern Ashkabad city of Turkmenistan.
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Execution of Iranian democracy Activists by Russians who pose with their drawn Swords in Tabriz/Azarbaijan.(circa 1909-1910) crushing first democracy movements in Iran, while promoting Iranophobia and separatism among Turkish and Kurdish citizens.Execution of Iranian democracy Activists by Russians who pose with their drawn Swords in Tabriz/Azarbaijan.(circa 1909-1910) crushing first democracy movements in Iran, while promoting Iranophobia and separatism among Turkish and Kurdish citizens.
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Exhibit of a Bronze Horse Cheekpiece part of a Persian Bridle in the Cleveland Museum of Art,  Ohio, USA. from 700 BC probably smuggled out of Lorestan. The Iranian Caspian horses are the oldest known breed of domestic horse that still existsExhibit of a Bronze Horse Cheekpiece part of a Persian Bridle in the Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA. from 700 BC probably smuggled out of Lorestan. The Iranian Caspian horses are the oldest known breed of domestic horse that still exists
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Facade of entrance arcade at Imam Mosque of Isfahan.The Mosque is surrounded with four iwans, arcades. Walls are ornamented with seven-color mosaic tile. Muqarnas is a type of corbel used for decoration in traditional Islamic Persian architecture.Facade of entrance arcade at Imam Mosque of Isfahan.The Mosque is surrounded with four iwans, arcades. Walls are ornamented with seven-color mosaic tile. Muqarnas is a type of corbel used for decoration in traditional Islamic Persian architecture.
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Facebook has been granted control of the Facebook.ir Iranian domain name after the United Nations ordered its owner to surrender the address.Iranian police announced that they will confront sites like Facebook against  prostitution and licentiousness.Facebook has been granted control of the Facebook.ir Iranian domain name after the United Nations ordered its owner to surrender the address.Iranian police announced that they will confront sites like Facebook against prostitution and licentiousness.
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Falak Punishment Beating Feet QajarFalak Punishment Beating Feet Qajar
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Falak was considered a minor punishment in Qajar times. A photo from 1905 shows the convict beaten on his feet in public.Falak was considered a minor punishment in Qajar times. A photo from 1905 shows the convict beaten on his feet in public.
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Famous Iranian Artist Morteza Katouzian working; according to the official statistics his exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Arts in 1979 had 20,000 visitors making them one of the most visited exhibitions in the history of art in Iran.Famous Iranian Artist Morteza Katouzian working; according to the official statistics his exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Arts in 1979 had 20,000 visitors making them one of the most visited exhibitions in the history of art in Iran.
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Famous Iranian painter Kamalolmolk Mausoleum NeishabourFamous Iranian painter Kamalolmolk Mausoleum Neishabour
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Famous Iranian Poet Ahmad Shamlou passed away 10 years ago. He was a phenomenon in contemporary Persian poetry. Shamlou's poetry is complex, yet his imagery, which contributes significantly to the intensity of his poems, is simple.Famous Iranian Poet Ahmad Shamlou passed away 10 years ago. He was a phenomenon in contemporary Persian poetry. Shamlou's poetry is complex, yet his imagery, which contributes significantly to the intensity of his poems, is simple.
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Famous Iranian poet Hafez Mausoleum in Shiraz construction ended in 1937 after 2 years.  The current Mausoleum was designed by André Godard, French archeologist and architect, His tombstone bears two of his poems inscribed upon it.Famous Iranian poet Hafez Mausoleum in Shiraz construction ended in 1937 after 2 years. The current Mausoleum was designed by André Godard, French archeologist and architect, His tombstone bears two of his poems inscribed upon it.
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Famous Iranian scientist Abuali Sina (Ebne Sina) Mausoleum HamedanFamous Iranian scientist Abuali Sina (Ebne Sina) Mausoleum Hamedan
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Famous painting called Ashura Afternoon decorated streets of Tehran 2009. Every day is Ashura and every land is Kerbala. The day of Ashura is dedicated to Hossein-bin Ali, the Grandson of the Prophet Mohammad and his sacrifice for Islam at Kerbala.Famous painting called Ashura Afternoon decorated streets of Tehran 2009. Every day is Ashura and every land is Kerbala. The day of Ashura is dedicated to Hossein-bin Ali, the Grandson of the Prophet Mohammad and his sacrifice for Islam at Kerbala.
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Famous Persian poet Ferdowsi's Statue in his Mausoleum in Toos. He wrote the The Shahnameh(Epic of Kings), a central importance in Persian culture, regarded as a literary masterpiece, and definitive of ethno-national cultural identity of Iran.Famous Persian poet Ferdowsi's Statue in his Mausoleum in Toos. He wrote the The Shahnameh(Epic of Kings), a central importance in Persian culture, regarded as a literary masterpiece, and definitive of ethno-national cultural identity of Iran.
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Famous Persian port Hafez Mausoleum Garden Shiraz 1951. Activities to restore and expand the memorial to Hafez began in 1931 and the H?fezieh was altered by a governor of Fars and Isfahan, Farajollah Bahr?mi Dabir-e Azam.Famous Persian port Hafez Mausoleum Garden Shiraz 1951. Activities to restore and expand the memorial to Hafez began in 1931 and the H?fezieh was altered by a governor of Fars and Isfahan, Farajollah Bahr?mi Dabir-e Azam.
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Fantastic view of the Isfahan Imam Mosque at Night. Aka Masjed-e Shah, constructions started during the reign of Shah Abbas to replace the much older Jameh Mosque in conducting the Friday prayers standing on south side of Naghsh-i Jahan Square.Fantastic view of the Isfahan Imam Mosque at Night. Aka Masjed-e Shah, constructions started during the reign of Shah Abbas to replace the much older Jameh Mosque in conducting the Friday prayers standing on south side of Naghsh-i Jahan Square.
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Farah Diba Pahlavi 1971Farah Diba Pahlavi 1971
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Faravahar still represents a national Iranian symbol that reflects both ancient and modern Iran.incorporates both "Sepanta Minu," the symbol of goodness and "Ankareh Minu," the symbol of wickedness, as a very basic of Persian dualism.Faravahar still represents a national Iranian symbol that reflects both ancient and modern Iran.incorporates both "Sepanta Minu," the symbol of goodness and "Ankareh Minu," the symbol of wickedness, as a very basic of Persian dualism.
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Farrokh Khan Amin-Doleh, Ferouk Khan, also Feruk Khan or Ferukh Khan (1814 - 1871), was Vice Premier to the court of Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar and the Persian ambassador to the Emperor of the French, Napoleon III and Queen Victoria.Farrokh Khan Amin-Doleh, Ferouk Khan, also Feruk Khan or Ferukh Khan (1814 - 1871), was Vice Premier to the court of Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar and the Persian ambassador to the Emperor of the French, Napoleon III and Queen Victoria.
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Fars Province/Firouzabad: Sassanid king Ardeshir 1 (Babakan) Palace.also known as the Atashkadeh is a castle located on the slopes of the mountain on which Ghaleh Dokhtar is situated on Built in AD 224.Fars Province/Firouzabad: Sassanid king Ardeshir 1 (Babakan) Palace.also known as the Atashkadeh is a castle located on the slopes of the mountain on which Ghaleh Dokhtar is situated on Built in AD 224.
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Ferdowsi's tomb present day IRI. He was born in Khorasan in a village near Toos, in 935 CE His great epic The Shahnameh (The Epic of Kings), to which he devoted most of his adult life, was originally composed for the Samanid princes of Khorasan.Ferdowsi's tomb present day IRI. He was born in Khorasan in a village near Toos, in 935 CE His great epic The Shahnameh (The Epic of Kings), to which he devoted most of his adult life, was originally composed for the Samanid princes of Khorasan.
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Firing Squad in Iran, taken by Jahangir Razmi on Aug, 27, 1979 and published anonymously in Ettelaat Newspaper winning Pulitzer Prize but the identity of the photographer was not revealed until 2006.Firing Squad in Iran, taken by Jahangir Razmi on Aug, 27, 1979 and published anonymously in Ettelaat Newspaper winning Pulitzer Prize but the identity of the photographer was not revealed until 2006.
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First elected Iranian President Abolhasan Banisadr siiting by famous Italian reporter Oriana Fallaci in 1979 after the Iranian Revolution. Banisadr soon fell out with Khomeini and disappointed his supporters by fleeing to France on 28 July 1981.First elected Iranian President Abolhasan Banisadr siiting by famous Italian reporter Oriana Fallaci in 1979 after the Iranian Revolution. Banisadr soon fell out with Khomeini and disappointed his supporters by fleeing to France on 28 July 1981.
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First imported cars line up at Tehran's Naseriyeh StreetFirst imported cars line up at Tehran's Naseriyeh Street
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First Iranian Map of Tehran prepared by Darolfonoon students in 1859 under supervision of Aligholi Mirza Etezadossaltaneh and technical guidance of Monsieur Kershish. Though made with primitive tools, it's prooved pretty much to scale.First Iranian Map of Tehran prepared by Darolfonoon students in 1859 under supervision of Aligholi Mirza Etezadossaltaneh and technical guidance of Monsieur Kershish. Though made with primitive tools, it's prooved pretty much to scale.
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First Iranian Rifle was Mauser produced during Pahlavi era in 1932. In this image, the national Lion Sun Sword logo is visible and the Persian inscription : Brno arms manufacturing factory. The shorter M-49 is Persian made.First Iranian Rifle was Mauser produced during Pahlavi era in 1932. In this image, the national Lion Sun Sword logo is visible and the Persian inscription : Brno arms manufacturing factory. The shorter M-49 is Persian made.
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First Millenium BC: A Bronze Plaque(plate) found in Azarbaijan shows a mythical Hunter holding two horses by their legs upside down.First Millenium BC: A Bronze Plaque(plate) found in Azarbaijan shows a mythical Hunter holding two horses by their legs upside down.
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First squadron of Iranian Pilots of F14 tomcats of Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force after the Iranian Revolution at Shiraz Air Base in Sep, 1979. In the 1970s, IIAF was the only military force other than the US Navy, to be equipped with the F-14 Tomcat.First squadron of Iranian Pilots of F14 tomcats of Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force after the Iranian Revolution at Shiraz Air Base in Sep, 1979. In the 1970s, IIAF was the only military force other than the US Navy, to be equipped with the F-14 Tomcat.
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Five Fountains (5 Cheshmeh) Bridge Maku, West Azarbaijan: built on Zangmar river had originally 5 passages which were eliminated to 4 during reconstructionFive Fountains (5 Cheshmeh) Bridge Maku, West Azarbaijan: built on Zangmar river had originally 5 passages which were eliminated to 4 during reconstruction
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For almost 4 decades, Manjil windmills have been generating electricity which is an model of green energy.For almost 4 decades, Manjil windmills have been generating electricity which is an model of green energy.
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Foreign supporters of a Iranian opposition. Iran-South Korea soccer match 2009 that ended with a 1-1 draw disqualifying national team in the world cup tournament.Foreign supporters of a Iranian opposition. Iran-South Korea soccer match 2009 that ended with a 1-1 draw disqualifying national team in the world cup tournament.
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Fouman Anahita Square Statue Night. Chariots figure prominently in Indo-Iranian mythology. Chariots are also important in Hindu and Persion mythologies, in which deities are portrayed as charioteers.Fouman Anahita Square Statue Night. Chariots figure prominently in Indo-Iranian mythology. Chariots are also important in Hindu and Persion mythologies, in which deities are portrayed as charioteers.
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Fouman Bazaar : A traditional Copperware ShopFouman Bazaar : A traditional Copperware Shop
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Fouman Masouleh  Mountain Houses depict a strange harmony between man and natureFouman Masouleh Mountain Houses depict a strange harmony between man and nature
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Fouman Masouleh : A beautiful little Mosque is like the Islamic emerald of the villageFouman Masouleh : A beautiful little Mosque is like the Islamic emerald of the village
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Fouman Masouleh : A small corridor shows how the Roofs of village Houses are practically interconnected.Fouman Masouleh : A small corridor shows how the Roofs of village Houses are practically interconnected.
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Fouman Masouleh : Accomodation is available for overnight stay. Not quite a like lucury hotels but still reservation is required for hot seasons.Fouman Masouleh : Accomodation is available for overnight stay. Not quite a like lucury hotels but still reservation is required for hot seasons.
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Fouman Masouleh : Green Dome of the mosque shows that some saint from prophet Mohammad's dissidents is buried there.Fouman Masouleh : Green Dome of the mosque shows that some saint from prophet Mohammad's dissidents is buried there.
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Fouman Masouleh : View from the window of a village house where people use for lodgingFouman Masouleh : View from the window of a village house where people use for lodging
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Fouman Masouleh all Paths end to the traditional bazaarFouman Masouleh all Paths end to the traditional bazaar
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Fouman Masouleh historical home apartments; Houses built on top of each other in a way that a house's roof is the neighbor's yard.Fouman Masouleh historical home apartments; Houses built on top of each other in a way that a house's roof is the neighbor's yard.
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Fouman Masouleh Mosque HouseFouman Masouleh Mosque House
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Fouman Masouleh the entrance to the traditional BazaarFouman Masouleh the entrance to the traditional Bazaar
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Fouman Masouleh traditional Bakery, so that tourists won't be hungryFouman Masouleh traditional Bakery, so that tourists won't be hungry
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Fouman Masouleh View from the Top of the villageFouman Masouleh View from the Top of the village
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Fouman Masouleh View from top of the village overlooking the RiverFouman Masouleh View from top of the village overlooking the River
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Fouman: A nice Alachigh (bower) inside a village TeahouseFouman: A nice Alachigh (bower) inside a village Teahouse
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Fouman's Municipality Clock SquareFouman's Municipality Clock Square
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Fouman's Traditional Koloocheh which is a special kind of cookie made with cinnamon, walnuts, and eggs attracts thousands of people from around Iran. Fouman is a beautiful city in the Gilan province.Fouman's Traditional Koloocheh which is a special kind of cookie made with cinnamon, walnuts, and eggs attracts thousands of people from around Iran. Fouman is a beautiful city in the Gilan province.
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Founded by the British, Tehran's historical Bank of Persia which became Bank Bazargani which later became Bank Tejarat, 2009Founded by the British, Tehran's historical Bank of Persia which became Bank Bazargani which later became Bank Tejarat, 2009
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Four Qajar Guards holding Rifles take a souvenir photograph with four Prisoners in Chain. The captives might have been of some importance probably followers of the Bahai sect but no information is available regarding their identities.Four Qajar Guards holding Rifles take a souvenir photograph with four Prisoners in Chain. The captives might have been of some importance probably followers of the Bahai sect but no information is available regarding their identities.
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Fragment of the Chalouf stele kept at Louvre, shows an  Inscription by Achaemenid king Dariush the Great describing construction of a Canal connecting the Red Sea to Nile River in Egypt.Fragment of the Chalouf stele kept at Louvre, shows an Inscription by Achaemenid king Dariush the Great describing construction of a Canal connecting the Red Sea to Nile River in Egypt.
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From left to right : Rafsanjani, Khatami, Khamenei, Ahmadinejad, ShahroudiFrom left to right : Rafsanjani, Khatami, Khamenei, Ahmadinejad, Shahroudi
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From over the Masouleh Bridge, a panaroma view of the site is possibleFrom over the Masouleh Bridge, a panaroma view of the site is possible
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From right to left: Dr. Najafi, Dr. Ebtekar, Mr. Chamran, Mr. Dabir (members of the council) and Mrs. A'rabi in a meeting of the City Council of Tehran on 23 July 2009 listening to complaints regarding allegations of fraud in presidential elections.From right to left: Dr. Najafi, Dr. Ebtekar, Mr. Chamran, Mr. Dabir (members of the council) and Mrs. A'rabi in a meeting of the City Council of Tehran on 23 July 2009 listening to complaints regarding allegations of fraud in presidential elections.
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From the Qajar royal family: Princess Ezzatossaltaneh, the daughter of Mozaffaroddin Shah and grand-daughter of Amirkabir who married Prince Abdolhossein Mirza Farmanfarma. In this photo, she is wearing a long dress and headscarf standing by a clock.From the Qajar royal family: Princess Ezzatossaltaneh, the daughter of Mozaffaroddin Shah and grand-daughter of Amirkabir who married Prince Abdolhossein Mirza Farmanfarma. In this photo, she is wearing a long dress and headscarf standing by a clock.
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Gagool has lately been associated with a major search engine because of its politically motivated ignorance towards the term Persian Gulf which has been the historical name of the area surrounded by Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman.Gagool has lately been associated with a major search engine because of its politically motivated ignorance towards the term Persian Gulf which has been the historical name of the area surrounded by Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman.
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Garmsar National Park: Bahram Goor's Palace. The Shah Abbas (Bahram) palace is square in shape with six towers and two gateways, standing to the north and south. The structure has been made of white large polished limestone blocks.Garmsar National Park: Bahram Goor's Palace. The Shah Abbas (Bahram) palace is square in shape with six towers and two gateways, standing to the north and south. The structure has been made of white large polished limestone blocks.
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Gates of the Iranian Embassy in Paris. Iran has generally enjoyed a friendly relationship with France since the Middle Ages. The travels of Jean-Baptiste Tavernier are particularly well known to Safavid Persia.Gates of the Iranian Embassy in Paris. Iran has generally enjoyed a friendly relationship with France since the Middle Ages. The travels of Jean-Baptiste Tavernier are particularly well known to Safavid Persia.
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Gathering of a group of people in San Diego/US show their support for post-election protests in 2009. The protests were brutaly suppressed and voices of dissent were silenced.Gathering of a group of people in San Diego/US show their support for post-election protests in 2009. The protests were brutaly suppressed and voices of dissent were silenced.
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General Oveisi was the head of the military junta during last months of Pahlavi II era.On Feb, 8, 1984 Oveisi and his brother were assassinated in Paris.General Oveisi was the head of the military junta during last months of Pahlavi II era.On Feb, 8, 1984 Oveisi and his brother were assassinated in Paris.
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German students, university teachers and researchers of the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF) visited the Institute for German Studies at the University of Tehran and posed for a photo at the shrine of Imamzadeh Saleh, Shemiran October 2012.German students, university teachers and researchers of the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF) visited the Institute for German Studies at the University of Tehran and posed for a photo at the shrine of Imamzadeh Saleh, Shemiran October 2012.
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Ghahghaha(Laughter) Castle Kalibar, Azarbaijan was used as a prison for dissidents during Safavid eraGhahghaha(Laughter) Castle Kalibar, Azarbaijan was used as a prison for dissidents during Safavid era
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Ghaleh Roodkhan can be separated into west and east sections with many rooms, a fountain in the middle, Persian Hamam, barracks, stable, secondary gate, and an inner tower. According to the Roodkhan Castle legend, it was never conquered by the enemy.Ghaleh Roodkhan can be separated into west and east sections with many rooms, a fountain in the middle, Persian Hamam, barracks, stable, secondary gate, and an inner tower. According to the Roodkhan Castle legend, it was never conquered by the enemy.
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Ghavamossaltaneh HouseGhavamossaltaneh House
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Gholhak district of Tehran, Dowlat intersection in 1950. Among all types of import cars: Volkswagen and Jeep are noticeable. With snow filled Alborz mountains in the background and crowds of people on both sides of the street, it's a wonderful photograph.Gholhak district of Tehran, Dowlat intersection in 1950. Among all types of import cars: Volkswagen and Jeep are noticeable. With snow filled Alborz mountains in the background and crowds of people on both sides of the street, it's a wonderful photograph.
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Ghoochan Shojaoddoleh House/ Photograph from Qajar eraGhoochan Shojaoddoleh House/ Photograph from Qajar era
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Ghorban Tower Hamedan, Mausoleum of Hafez AbolalaGhorban Tower Hamedan, Mausoleum of Hafez Abolala
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Ghotaboddin Heidar Mausoleum Torbat HeidariyehGhotaboddin Heidar Mausoleum Torbat Heidariyeh
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Gilan Carpet is a lesser known type of Persian silk carpet because it's almost extinct. The area was traditionally a center for silk worms and production of by-products including carpets until Russian occupation in 1725 and enforced migration of weavers.Gilan Carpet is a lesser known type of Persian silk carpet because it's almost extinct. The area was traditionally a center for silk worms and production of by-products including carpets until Russian occupation in 1725 and enforced migration of weavers.
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Gilan Sefidrood River BridgeGilan Sefidrood River Bridge
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Gilan Sefidrood River DamGilan Sefidrood River Dam
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Gilan The Langroud Brick Bridge is the only known historical structure in Langroud which can not be exactly dated although it is thought to be from Safavid era because according to documents, there was only reference to a wooden bridge until 1506.Gilan The Langroud Brick Bridge is the only known historical structure in Langroud which can not be exactly dated although it is thought to be from Safavid era because according to documents, there was only reference to a wooden bridge until 1506.
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Gilan, the historical Golestan Hamam in the city of Sangar probably dates back to Pahlavi I era.Gilan, the historical Golestan Hamam in the city of Sangar probably dates back to Pahlavi I era.
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Gilan/Talesh a Statue of Rostam Charmineh, the Iranian general riding a Chariot at the battle of Chaldoran which took place on Aug, 23, 1514. The site of the Chaldoran battlefield is near Jala Ashaqi village, 6 km west of Siyah Cheshmeh, south of Maku.Gilan/Talesh a Statue of Rostam Charmineh, the Iranian general riding a Chariot at the battle of Chaldoran which took place on Aug, 23, 1514. The site of the Chaldoran battlefield is near Jala Ashaqi village, 6 km west of Siyah Cheshmeh, south of Maku.
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Girl Soldiers, Sepahe-danesh served in villages training localsGirl Soldiers, Sepahe-danesh served in villages training locals
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Golden Rhyton Hamedan Museum. A rhyton is a a drinking-horn, a container from which fluids were intended to be drunk, or else poured in some ceremony.Golden Rhyton Hamedan Museum. A rhyton is a a drinking-horn, a container from which fluids were intended to be drunk, or else poured in some ceremony.
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Golestan Abyaz PalaceGolestan Abyaz Palace
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Golestan Palace of Tehran is a unique mixture of western and oriental architecture of Qajar era. One of the oldest historic monuments, the Golestan Palace belongs to a group of royal buildings enclosed within the great Tehran citadel.Golestan Palace of Tehran is a unique mixture of western and oriental architecture of Qajar era. One of the oldest historic monuments, the Golestan Palace belongs to a group of royal buildings enclosed within the great Tehran citadel.
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Golestan's Gonbad Kavoos Dome is the world's tallest Tower made of bricks. Built in 11th century AD during Al-Ziar dynasty, it's 55m tall.Golestan's Gonbad Kavoos Dome is the world's tallest Tower made of bricks. Built in 11th century AD during Al-Ziar dynasty, it's 55m tall.
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Gonbad Qabus 72m Tower located in Golestan Province (formerly known as Dasht-e Gorgan) is a remnant of Ziyarid architecture; it is still the tallest pure-brick tower in the world, an enormous decagon a conic roof forming the golden ratio (Phi = 1.618)Gonbad Qabus 72m Tower located in Golestan Province (formerly known as Dasht-e Gorgan) is a remnant of Ziyarid architecture; it is still the tallest pure-brick tower in the world, an enormous decagon a conic roof forming the golden ratio (Phi = 1.618)
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Gordafarid is one of the heroines of legendary Kiani figures in Shahnameh of Ferdowsi. first battle of Sohrab, Rostam's son in Iran is with the woman warrior Gordafarid. He easily defeats her in battle, but she as easily outwits him and eludes captureGordafarid is one of the heroines of legendary Kiani figures in Shahnameh of Ferdowsi. first battle of Sohrab, Rostam's son in Iran is with the woman warrior Gordafarid. He easily defeats her in battle, but she as easily outwits him and eludes capture
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Graffiti in Tehran consists of different styles. Some are slogans painted by governmental organizations and some are works of art by citizens. during the last few years Tehran Municipality has been drawing graffiti in order to beautify the city.Graffiti in Tehran consists of different styles. Some are slogans painted by governmental organizations and some are works of art by citizens. during the last few years Tehran Municipality has been drawing graffiti in order to beautify the city.
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Graffiti on the wall of the former US Embassy in Tehran, July, 2007. Graffiti in Tehran consists of different styles. Some are slogans painted by governmental organizations and some are works of art by citizens.Graffiti on the wall of the former US Embassy in Tehran, July, 2007. Graffiti in Tehran consists of different styles. Some are slogans painted by governmental organizations and some are works of art by citizens.
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Gray color 1st & 2nd Iron Age Pottery found in Deylaman. Emergence of grayscale pottery is directly related to discovery of iron which coincided with migrations of Arians. This phenomenon was first observed in northern parts of Iran.Gray color 1st & 2nd Iron Age Pottery found in Deylaman. Emergence of grayscale pottery is directly related to discovery of iron which coincided with migrations of Arians. This phenomenon was first observed in northern parts of Iran.
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Greek fleet under Demetruis Poliorcetes & engaging the Persian fleet under Ptolemy I of Egypt during the 2nd naval Battle of Salamis, 306 BCGreek fleet under Demetruis Poliorcetes & engaging the Persian fleet under Ptolemy I of Egypt during the 2nd naval Battle of Salamis, 306 BC
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Griffin Perspolis: mythological creature having the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion.The tombs of Dariush and Xerxes come with huge carved reliefs of ferocious lions. In 333 B.C., Persepolis was sacked and burned by Macedonian Alexander.Griffin Perspolis: mythological creature having the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion.The tombs of Dariush and Xerxes come with huge carved reliefs of ferocious lions. In 333 B.C., Persepolis was sacked and burned by Macedonian Alexander.
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Group of Armenian Women in Qajar era. Iranian people have had tolerance towards all faiths despite exceptions. Qajars first settled during the Mongol period in the vicinity of Armenia and were among the seven Kizilbash tribes that supported the Safavids.Group of Armenian Women in Qajar era. Iranian people have had tolerance towards all faiths despite exceptions. Qajars first settled during the Mongol period in the vicinity of Armenia and were among the seven Kizilbash tribes that supported the Safavids.
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Group of high ranking army officers pose in front of a canon at Tehran Officers ClubGroup of high ranking army officers pose in front of a canon at Tehran Officers Club
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Group of Iranian women in chador holding flowers gather during Iranian Revolution demonstrations in Tehran for some special occasion probablly 17 Shahrivar martyrs, Sep, 7  1979.Group of Iranian women in chador holding flowers gather during Iranian Revolution demonstrations in Tehran for some special occasion probablly 17 Shahrivar martyrs, Sep, 7 1979.
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Hafez Mausoleum Shiraz during Mozaffaroddin Shah Qajar, iron transenna, once in place around Hafez's tomb The site had remained in ruins for two years, until 1901 when Prince Malek Mansour Mirza Shoaossaltaneh.Hafez Mausoleum Shiraz during Mozaffaroddin Shah Qajar, iron transenna, once in place around Hafez's tomb The site had remained in ruins for two years, until 1901 when Prince Malek Mansour Mirza Shoaossaltaneh.
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Hafeziyeh; the mausoleum of the Persian poet Hafez in Qajar era. (born 1315 Shiraz-died 1390 Shiraz) Hafez was the most celebrated Persian lyric poet.His influence in the lives of Iranians can be found in "Hafez readings" (f?l-e h?fez)Hafeziyeh; the mausoleum of the Persian poet Hafez in Qajar era. (born 1315 Shiraz-died 1390 Shiraz) Hafez was the most celebrated Persian lyric poet.His influence in the lives of Iranians can be found in "Hafez readings" (f?l-e h?fez)
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Haj agha Torab Hamam (Persian Bath) NahavandHaj agha Torab Hamam (Persian Bath) Nahavand
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Haj Ali-Gholi Khan, aka Sardar As'ad Bakhtiari was an Iranian revolutionary, a leader of Bakhtiari Haft Lang tribe, and one of the primary figures of the Persian Constitutional Revolution whose forces captured Tehran in 1909.Haj Ali-Gholi Khan, aka Sardar As'ad Bakhtiari was an Iranian revolutionary, a leader of Bakhtiari Haft Lang tribe, and one of the primary figures of the Persian Constitutional Revolution whose forces captured Tehran in 1909.
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Haji Firooz is conducting a choo-choo train in Madar Square of Tehran, a piece of decorations prepared by the city to celebrate the Persian new year; Norooz on March, 2012. People gather to take souvenir pictures with 7seen and traditional statues.Haji Firooz is conducting a choo-choo train in Madar Square of Tehran, a piece of decorations prepared by the city to celebrate the Persian new year; Norooz on March, 2012. People gather to take souvenir pictures with 7seen and traditional statues.
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Hamam-e Golshan is a historical Persian bath complex located in Vahdat Square of Lahijan. It is sharing the same fate with Iran's other historical sites which are systematically being destroyed replaced by soulless structures.Hamam-e Golshan is a historical Persian bath complex located in Vahdat Square of Lahijan. It is sharing the same fate with Iran's other historical sites which are systematically being destroyed replaced by soulless structures.
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Hamedan Ecbatana Stone Lion (Shir Sangi)Hamedan Ecbatana Stone Lion (Shir Sangi)
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Hamedan Lion Stone / Photograph from Qajar eraHamedan Lion Stone / Photograph from Qajar era
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Hamedan Traditional Bazaar is a great place for visiting and shoppingHamedan Traditional Bazaar is a great place for visiting and shopping
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Handicraft & Souvenirs from Fouman Masouleh village BellsHandicraft & Souvenirs from Fouman Masouleh village Bells
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Harooniyeh or according to some sources Imam Mohammad Ghazali Mausoleum in Toos, Khorasan ProvinceHarooniyeh or according to some sources Imam Mohammad Ghazali Mausoleum in Toos, Khorasan Province
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Hasan Pirnia Moshirolmolk MoshiroddolehHasan Pirnia Moshirolmolk Moshiroddoleh
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Hasanabad Square : Mirza Yusuf Ashtiani named it for his son Mirza Hasan Mostofiolmamalek. 4 Renaissance style towers were constructed around it, one of which was destroyed to build a bank.Hasanabad Square : Mirza Yusuf Ashtiani named it for his son Mirza Hasan Mostofiolmamalek. 4 Renaissance style towers were constructed around it, one of which was destroyed to build a bank.
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Hasanloo Golden Rhyton National Museum. The historical site called the Hasanloo Hill is located 9km NE the city of Naghadehand 13km SW of Urmia Lake. in a green area called Soldooz.The history of Hasanloo Hill goes back to 6000 B.C.Hasanloo Golden Rhyton National Museum. The historical site called the Hasanloo Hill is located 9km NE the city of Naghadehand 13km SW of Urmia Lake. in a green area called Soldooz.The history of Hasanloo Hill goes back to 6000 B.C.
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Hasirbafi (Straw Weaving) is an example of traditional Gilan Handicrafts dating back to thousands of years, maybe as old as human history.Straws locally called "Li" are plentiful in nature. Bags, Mats, dolls and decorative hangers are some applications.Hasirbafi (Straw Weaving) is an example of traditional Gilan Handicrafts dating back to thousands of years, maybe as old as human history.Straws locally called "Li" are plentiful in nature. Bags, Mats, dolls and decorative hangers are some applications.
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Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule. - Buddha. Despite war rhetoric, propaganda and sanctions from some hostile heads of western states, world citizens love Iran and know Iranians as peace-loving people.Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule. - Buddha. Despite war rhetoric, propaganda and sanctions from some hostile heads of western states, world citizens love Iran and know Iranians as peace-loving people.
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Helicopter flying over 2000 year old Kerman Bam Citadel ruins after a major Earthquake on Dec, 26, 2003Helicopter flying over 2000 year old Kerman Bam Citadel ruins after a major Earthquake on Dec, 26, 2003
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Hellenistic-era depiction of Parthian king Bahram (or Farhad) like Hercules carved in 153 B.C. The Parthian empire included the area between the Euphrates and Indus rivers and between the Amu Darya and the Persian Gulf.Hellenistic-era depiction of Parthian king Bahram (or Farhad) like Hercules carved in 153 B.C. The Parthian empire included the area between the Euphrates and Indus rivers and between the Amu Darya and the Persian Gulf.
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Historical Amir Bahador Mansion located in TehranHistorical Amir Bahador Mansion located in Tehran
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Historical Tehran Early 20th Century. Probably during Naseroddin Shah's reign, a ceremony which seems to be the wedding of an important person; the bride is taken to her new home on an elephant.Historical Tehran Early 20th Century. Probably during Naseroddin Shah's reign, a ceremony which seems to be the wedding of an important person; the bride is taken to her new home on an elephant.
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Historical Tehran Shahabad District 1949Historical Tehran Shahabad District 1949
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Historical Tehran Street 1900sHistorical Tehran Street 1900s
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Historical Tehran: Toopkhaneh Square covered with Snow. Two cars are parked in front of the Imperial Bank of Persia whose fences are visible. A horse carriage is waiting in front of the old Nazmiyeh building which was later destroyed.Historical Tehran: Toopkhaneh Square covered with Snow. Two cars are parked in front of the Imperial Bank of Persia whose fences are visible. A horse carriage is waiting in front of the old Nazmiyeh building which was later destroyed.
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Historical Tehran:Sepideh Cinema on Enghelab street in 2010. The disturbing  green/white fence is the bus lane supposed to serve tehran's crazy traffic. This is one of few movie theatres in Tehran that have survived a bumpy post revolution era.Historical Tehran:Sepideh Cinema on Enghelab street in 2010. The disturbing green/white fence is the bus lane supposed to serve tehran's crazy traffic. This is one of few movie theatres in Tehran that have survived a bumpy post revolution era.
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Historical Urmia Bazaar in West Azarbaijan was built during Safavid era but additions were made during Zand and Qajar dynastiesHistorical Urmia Bazaar in West Azarbaijan was built during Safavid era but additions were made during Zand and Qajar dynasties
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Hojjatoleslam Ali Khamenei actively participated in the Iran Iraq War. In his memoires, he accounts for a group of 300 gallant Iranians consisting of soldiers, guards and civilians who staged a heroic resistance against Iraqi invasion.Hojjatoleslam Ali Khamenei actively participated in the Iran Iraq War. In his memoires, he accounts for a group of 300 gallant Iranians consisting of soldiers, guards and civilians who staged a heroic resistance against Iraqi invasion.
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Hollywood superstar Elizabeth Taylor was invited on Iran Air's inaugural nonstop flight from New York to Tehran and visited touristic attractions such as ruins of Achaemenid city of Perspolis in 1976.Hollywood superstar Elizabeth Taylor was invited on Iran Air's inaugural nonstop flight from New York to Tehran and visited touristic attractions such as ruins of Achaemenid city of Perspolis in 1976.
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Hormuz Island was liberated on Apr, 21, 1622. from Portuguese invasion. April, 21st is celebrated in Iran as the National Persian Gulf Day when Iranians engage in activities such as illustration of the Persian Gulf using colorful sands.Hormuz Island was liberated on Apr, 21, 1622. from Portuguese invasion. April, 21st is celebrated in Iran as the National Persian Gulf Day when Iranians engage in activities such as illustration of the Persian Gulf using colorful sands.
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Horse Carriage in the old Tehran streetHorse Carriage in the old Tehran street
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Horse wagons on a busy Tehran streetHorse wagons on a busy Tehran street
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Horses much on grass near the Abkenar Village, Anzali Lagoon by the Caspian Sea. Anzali Lagoon is one of last resorts of Iranian wildlife which needs to be protected against fast urbanization that has destroyed natural habitats of uniques living species.Horses much on grass near the Abkenar Village, Anzali Lagoon by the Caspian Sea. Anzali Lagoon is one of last resorts of Iranian wildlife which needs to be protected against fast urbanization that has destroyed natural habitats of uniques living species.
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House of Ghavam Garden of Shiraz, where the famous Pahlavi University Asia Institute was founded by Arthur Pope and Richard Frye.The University has over 13,000 students, with 53 B.A., B.S. programs , 61 Master's degrees programs (M.A., M.S.)House of Ghavam Garden of Shiraz, where the famous Pahlavi University Asia Institute was founded by Arthur Pope and Richard Frye.The University has over 13,000 students, with 53 B.A., B.S. programs , 61 Master's degrees programs (M.A., M.S.)
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Houses built on the Anzali Island, a small island within the Anzali Lagoon in Gilan Province, north of Iran by the Caspian Sea. Bandar Anzali is the most important seaport in the north of Iran. Consisting of main island "Mianposhteh" and smaller islands.Houses built on the Anzali Island, a small island within the Anzali Lagoon in Gilan Province, north of Iran by the Caspian Sea. Bandar Anzali is the most important seaport in the north of Iran. Consisting of main island "Mianposhteh" and smaller islands.
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Houses of the Iranian Qeshm Island located in the Strait of Hormoz along the Persian Gulf. The minaret and the Palm trees tell a lot about the Island. Qeshm has had great strategic importance since the Kiani Dynasty.Houses of the Iranian Qeshm Island located in the Strait of Hormoz along the Persian Gulf. The minaret and the Palm trees tell a lot about the Island. Qeshm has had great strategic importance since the Kiani Dynasty.
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Illustration from Shahnameh Kiani king Kay Khosrau engaged in a Battle against king of Turan Afrasiab.n 1430. Bayasanghor Shahnameh was made for Prince Bayasanghor (1399-1433), the grandson of Teimur Lang(1336-1405)Illustration from Shahnameh Kiani king Kay Khosrau engaged in a Battle against king of Turan Afrasiab.n 1430. Bayasanghor Shahnameh was made for Prince Bayasanghor (1399-1433), the grandson of Teimur Lang(1336-1405)
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Illustration of Qajar era Persian Cossack Cavalry forces on patrol in 1902.The Persian Cossack Brigade was an elite cavalry unit formed in 1879 in Iran and modeled after Russian Cossack formations.Illustration of Qajar era Persian Cossack Cavalry forces on patrol in 1902.The Persian Cossack Brigade was an elite cavalry unit formed in 1879 in Iran and modeled after Russian Cossack formations.
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Image of Dragons from Chinese culture curved on the entrance at Dashkesin Caves Zanjan AbharImage of Dragons from Chinese culture curved on the entrance at Dashkesin Caves Zanjan Abhar
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Imam Hossein and his brother Abbas Shrine BeynolharameynImam Hossein and his brother Abbas Shrine Beynolharameyn
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Imam Khomeini during the last days of his life sitting with his son Ahmad Khomeini laughing.Imam Khomeini during the last days of his life sitting with his son Ahmad Khomeini laughing.
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Imam Khomeini is seen at his residence near Paris in France in 1978.Imam Khomeini is seen at his residence near Paris in France in 1978.
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In 1609 two ambassadors of Shah Abbas 1st the Great Aliqoli Beg and Robert Sherley, were received by Pope Paulus V: the event is magnificently depicted in the Palace of Quirinale in Rome, signaling strong commercial ties between Persia and Italian states.In 1609 two ambassadors of Shah Abbas 1st the Great Aliqoli Beg and Robert Sherley, were received by Pope Paulus V: the event is magnificently depicted in the Palace of Quirinale in Rome, signaling strong commercial ties between Persia and Italian states.
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In 1932, seven years after the foundation of Pahlavi Dynasty the official emblem of the dynasty became Lion with Mount Damavand with a rising sun but the lions became very thin and somehow looked liked dragons from hell.In 1932, seven years after the foundation of Pahlavi Dynasty the official emblem of the dynasty became Lion with Mount Damavand with a rising sun but the lions became very thin and somehow looked liked dragons from hell.
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In Abbasabd Lake near Behshahr city of Mazandaran Province, there is remains of a castle attributed to Shah Abbas of the Safavid Dynasty. The place is a touristic attraction for lovers of Iranian history and nature.In Abbasabd Lake near Behshahr city of Mazandaran Province, there is remains of a castle attributed to Shah Abbas of the Safavid Dynasty. The place is a touristic attraction for lovers of Iranian history and nature.
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In an effort to beautify the elevated Bridge in Seyyed Khandan district of Tehran, a small Pool with water Fountains has been made that does not add any beauty to the scary concrete structure and heavy traffic overwhelms the sound of water.In an effort to beautify the elevated Bridge in Seyyed Khandan district of Tehran, a small Pool with water Fountains has been made that does not add any beauty to the scary concrete structure and heavy traffic overwhelms the sound of water.
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In an undated photo Mohammad Reza Shah is seen dancing with Queen Farah Pahlavi to the American TuneIn an undated photo Mohammad Reza Shah is seen dancing with Queen Farah Pahlavi to the American Tune
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In Fouman's Masouleh village the Roof of a house is the porch of the neighor's house, a different type of appartments.In Fouman's Masouleh village the Roof of a house is the porch of the neighor's house, a different type of appartments.
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In the painting School of Athens by Rafael in Vatican, Iranian Prophet Zoroaster (Right Corner) is presenting a globe of Heavens to Ptolemy who is holding a globe of Earth.Scuola di Atene is one of the most famous paintings by the Italian artist Raphael.In the painting School of Athens by Rafael in Vatican, Iranian Prophet Zoroaster (Right Corner) is presenting a globe of Heavens to Ptolemy who is holding a globe of Earth.Scuola di Atene is one of the most famous paintings by the Italian artist Raphael.
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Indian Embassy in Tehran : Indian Ambassador Dr. Tara Chand accompanies Prime Minister Hossein Ala. There is a map of India and the figure of Mahatma Gandhi on the rightIndian Embassy in Tehran : Indian Ambassador Dr. Tara Chand accompanies Prime Minister Hossein Ala. There is a map of India and the figure of Mahatma Gandhi on the right
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Influential Qajar nobleman and politican Mirza Alikhan Aminoddoleh who was the Vezir of Mozaffaroddin ShahInfluential Qajar nobleman and politican Mirza Alikhan Aminoddoleh who was the Vezir of Mozaffaroddin Shah
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Influential Qajar politican and nobleman Mirza Hossein Khan SepahsalarInfluential Qajar politican and nobleman Mirza Hossein Khan Sepahsalar
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Inscription from Elamite kingdoms from SusaInscription from Elamite kingdoms from Susa
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Inscription of Achaemenid king Xerxes in Van-Turkey in 1973Inscription of Achaemenid king Xerxes in Van-Turkey in 1973
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Inside a Ghashghayi Ashayer Tribal Tent. Women are busy weaving Carpets while a young man I s playing Music.Ghashghayi people, famous for their magnificent pile carpets, originate from several ancient Iranian tribes living mostly in Fars province.Inside a Ghashghayi Ashayer Tribal Tent. Women are busy weaving Carpets while a young man I s playing Music.Ghashghayi people, famous for their magnificent pile carpets, originate from several ancient Iranian tribes living mostly in Fars province.
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Interior of the Golestan Palace : Beautiful mirror work decorates the wallsInterior of the Golestan Palace : Beautiful mirror work decorates the walls
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Into the light : A long tunnel used for ceremonial purposes at Rhagae Firealtar. Located on a beautiful hill in the middle of meadows, the Rhagae Firealtar or the Tappe-mill is a Sassanid structure 18 meters above the ground near Ghaleh-no.Into the light : A long tunnel used for ceremonial purposes at Rhagae Firealtar. Located on a beautiful hill in the middle of meadows, the Rhagae Firealtar or the Tappe-mill is a Sassanid structure 18 meters above the ground near Ghaleh-no.
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Invasion of Sidewalks by Motorcycles in front of the historical National City Park of Tehran: Dec,  2011.Invasion of Sidewalks by Motorcycles in front of the historical National City Park of Tehran: Dec, 2011.
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Invincible castle of Babak Khorramdin on top of a mountain.Babak was the leader of Javidanian or Khorramian and staged an uprising against Abbasi Caliphs in 816 AD. Babak was betrayed by Afshin and was executed in Samara.Invincible castle of Babak Khorramdin on top of a mountain.Babak was the leader of Javidanian or Khorramian and staged an uprising against Abbasi Caliphs in 816 AD. Babak was betrayed by Afshin and was executed in Samara.
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Iran Air (Homa) Boeing 727 passenger plane crashed near the city of Urmia on Jan, 9, 2011. Authorities blame the incident on snow and bad weather conditions which doesn't change the fact that one of the world's most reliable airlines is now a risky one.Iran Air (Homa) Boeing 727 passenger plane crashed near the city of Urmia on Jan, 9, 2011. Authorities blame the incident on snow and bad weather conditions which doesn't change the fact that one of the world's most reliable airlines is now a risky one.
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Iran Air Boeing 727 EP-IRP few days before it crashed after a go-around was initiated during final approach, in poor weather conditions near Urmia Airport, W. Azerbaijan on Jan 9, 2011. 77 of the 105 aboard died.Iran Air Boeing 727 EP-IRP few days before it crashed after a go-around was initiated during final approach, in poor weather conditions near Urmia Airport, W. Azerbaijan on Jan 9, 2011. 77 of the 105 aboard died.
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Iran Air EP-AGA Perspolis was one of 5 Boeing 737-200 airplanes purchase prior to 1979. It was mostly used by government officials to travel around the country specially for rough airports. The Boeing fleet is completely retiring after decades of embargo.Iran Air EP-AGA Perspolis was one of 5 Boeing 737-200 airplanes purchase prior to 1979. It was mostly used by government officials to travel around the country specially for rough airports. The Boeing fleet is completely retiring after decades of embargo.
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Iran Air EP-CFE (Fokker 70/100) prepares to land in Tehran. The Azadi Tower is visible in the background. Iranian civilian air industry is affected by illegal sanctions impose by US & EU providing atest of good airmanship from Iran Air pilots.Iran Air EP-CFE (Fokker 70/100) prepares to land in Tehran. The Azadi Tower is visible in the background. Iranian civilian air industry is affected by illegal sanctions impose by US & EU providing atest of good airmanship from Iran Air pilots.
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Iran Air Force Boeing 707 refuels IIAF Boeing 747, a complicated process of transferring fuel from one aircraft (the tanker) to another during flight. During the Iran-Iraq War, used air fueling to bomb the H-3 Al Walid airfield near the Jordanian border.Iran Air Force Boeing 707 refuels IIAF Boeing 747, a complicated process of transferring fuel from one aircraft (the tanker) to another during flight. During the Iran-Iraq War, used air fueling to bomb the H-3 Al Walid airfield near the Jordanian border.
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Iran Air Force Saegheh ThunderIran Air Force Saegheh Thunder
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Iran Carpet Museum/TehranIran Carpet Museum/Tehran
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Iran has for years been a destination for Afghans seeking work or fleeing war sharing a language, cultural and historical links. Iran has announced that only 900,000 of 2,000,000 Afghans in Iran are legal residents and illegal workers will be extradited.Iran has for years been a destination for Afghans seeking work or fleeing war sharing a language, cultural and historical links. Iran has announced that only 900,000 of 2,000,000 Afghans in Iran are legal residents and illegal workers will be extradited.
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Iran Iraq War (1980-1988) A Woman in chador is holding her Child while passing over a grounded tank, one of thousands of Refuges who were displaced from their home, some of them were never to return because of loss of lives and property.Iran Iraq War (1980-1988) A Woman in chador is holding her Child while passing over a grounded tank, one of thousands of Refuges who were displaced from their home, some of them were never to return because of loss of lives and property.
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Iran Iraq War : a young Boy smiles at camera while holding a Kalashnikov, a photo of Imam Khomeini is attached to his chest.Iran Iraq War : a young Boy smiles at camera while holding a Kalashnikov, a photo of Imam Khomeini is attached to his chest.
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Iran Iraq War : Army commander Martyr Sayyad Shirazi in helmet is on board of a Helicopter going towards the war region. A fellow soldier is holding a map from the operation zone. The commander was assassinated by MKO terrorists on Apr, 10, 1999.Iran Iraq War : Army commander Martyr Sayyad Shirazi in helmet is on board of a Helicopter going towards the war region. A fellow soldier is holding a map from the operation zone. The commander was assassinated by MKO terrorists on Apr, 10, 1999.
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Iran Iraq War displaced millions of citizens from their homes. Some refugees line for food distributed from a military tent.Iran Iraq War displaced millions of citizens from their homes. Some refugees line for food distributed from a military tent.
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Iran Iraq War: A young boy is charging his Kalashnikov assault weapon.Iran Iraq War: A young boy is charging his Kalashnikov assault weapon.
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Iran National Football Team 1978: In the group photo, The ads in Persian in the back such as Canada Dry suggest that it is the Azadi (Ariamehr) Stadium,Iran National Football Team 1978: In the group photo, The ads in Persian in the back such as Canada Dry suggest that it is the Azadi (Ariamehr) Stadium,
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Iran officially introduced a third national mobile phone operator, named Rightel after the Mobile Communication Company of Iran (MCI) and South African-owned MTN Irancell. Rightel is to cover 60% of the population with 2G and 40% with 3G network by 2014.Iran officially introduced a third national mobile phone operator, named Rightel after the Mobile Communication Company of Iran (MCI) and South African-owned MTN Irancell. Rightel is to cover 60% of the population with 2G and 40% with 3G network by 2014.
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Iran Police Headquarters(Shahrbani) in Tehran / Photograph from Qajar eraIran Police Headquarters(Shahrbani) in Tehran / Photograph from Qajar era
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Iran US Youth Volleyball Teams posing during a friendly match in 2009Iran US Youth Volleyball Teams posing during a friendly match in 2009
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Iranian Actress in Islamic dress poses in Perspolis.Persepolis was the dazzling capital of the Persian Empire, back when it reached from Greece to India. Built by Dariush and his son Xerxes the Great around 500 B.C.Iranian Actress in Islamic dress poses in Perspolis.Persepolis was the dazzling capital of the Persian Empire, back when it reached from Greece to India. Built by Dariush and his son Xerxes the Great around 500 B.C.
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Iranian army convoy patrols near Russian border on a snowy evening :LIFEIranian army convoy patrols near Russian border on a snowy evening :LIFE
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Iranian Ayatollah Montazeri meets Mohammad Ali Rajayi after the Iranian Revolution. They knew each other from prison during the Pahlavi regime. Rejayi was active in the Freedom Movement, Fadayian Eslam and MKO,before the Iranian Revolution.Iranian Ayatollah Montazeri meets Mohammad Ali Rajayi after the Iranian Revolution. They knew each other from prison during the Pahlavi regime. Rejayi was active in the Freedom Movement, Fadayian Eslam and MKO,before the Iranian Revolution.
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Iranian canon used against Russian armyIranian canon used against Russian army
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Iranian Champion Behdad Salimi breaks world record snatch 214kg in Nov, 2011 in Paris. He thus broke the 213kg record belonging to legandary Iranian Hossein Rezazadeh earning the title : Strongest man in the world.Iranian Champion Behdad Salimi breaks world record snatch 214kg in Nov, 2011 in Paris. He thus broke the 213kg record belonging to legandary Iranian Hossein Rezazadeh earning the title : Strongest man in the world.
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Iranian Children dressed as Basij Resistence militia take part in parades of the 33th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. With a nominal strength of 12.6 million, Basij has been present in schools since it was first created during the Iran-Iraq War.Iranian Children dressed as Basij Resistence militia take part in parades of the 33th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. With a nominal strength of 12.6 million, Basij has been present in schools since it was first created during the Iran-Iraq War.
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Iranian Clergy Ayatollah Seyyed Hossein Kazemeini Boroujerdi, from a reputable family has been a long term political prisoner for protesting and objection against violation of basic human rights and his secular views of Islam.Iranian Clergy Ayatollah Seyyed Hossein Kazemeini Boroujerdi, from a reputable family has been a long term political prisoner for protesting and objection against violation of basic human rights and his secular views of Islam.
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Iranian Clerics Bahonar meeting Ayatollah Montazeri. On August, 30 1981, Prime Minister Bahonar and President Rejayi fell martyr after a bomb went off during a security meeting at the Prime Minister office.Iranian Clerics Bahonar meeting Ayatollah Montazeri. On August, 30 1981, Prime Minister Bahonar and President Rejayi fell martyr after a bomb went off during a security meeting at the Prime Minister office.
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Iranian commander Ali Sayad Shirazi with President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani who suggested him as head of ground forces on Oct, 1, 1981. Shirazi successfully commanded Iranian armed forces during the Iran-Iraq War and repelled MKO in Mersad Operation.Iranian commander Ali Sayad Shirazi with President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani who suggested him as head of ground forces on Oct, 1, 1981. Shirazi successfully commanded Iranian armed forces during the Iran-Iraq War and repelled MKO in Mersad Operation.
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Iranian commander General Ali Sayad Shirazi was chief-of-staff of the Iranian forces during the Iran-Iraq War. On April 10, 1999, 6:45 local time Shirazi was assassinated by MKO, just outside his house when he was going to work.Iranian commander General Ali Sayad Shirazi was chief-of-staff of the Iranian forces during the Iran-Iraq War. On April 10, 1999, 6:45 local time Shirazi was assassinated by MKO, just outside his house when he was going to work.
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Iranian Commander Major General Seyed Hassan Firuzabadi, born 3 February 1951, is the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces. He has doctorate degree in medical sciences from the university of Mashhad.Iranian Commander Major General Seyed Hassan Firuzabadi, born 3 February 1951, is the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces. He has doctorate degree in medical sciences from the university of Mashhad.
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Iranian Cossack Brigade serving under Reza Khan Pahlavi, seen in a Garrison, eastern Iran, 1926. Light Cavalry units had always been an inseparable part of the army patrolling the vast terrain for its high mobility and fast response capability.Iranian Cossack Brigade serving under Reza Khan Pahlavi, seen in a Garrison, eastern Iran, 1926. Light Cavalry units had always been an inseparable part of the army patrolling the vast terrain for its high mobility and fast response capability.
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Iranian Defense Industry has developed KH-2002 Khaybar Bullpup Assault Rifle; a low-recoil, highly accurate, lightweight weapon with semi-automatic, fully automatic and three-round burst options and modular construction for easy maintenance.Iranian Defense Industry has developed KH-2002 Khaybar Bullpup Assault Rifle; a low-recoil, highly accurate, lightweight weapon with semi-automatic, fully automatic and three-round burst options and modular construction for easy maintenance.
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Iranian diplomat Abdolhossein Teimurtash and Italian dictator Benito Mussolini (1883-1945), Italian Fascist leader, prime minister of Italy (1922-1943)Iranian diplomat Abdolhossein Teimurtash and Italian dictator Benito Mussolini (1883-1945), Italian Fascist leader, prime minister of Italy (1922-1943)
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Iranian Director Mohsen Makhmalbaf in an undated photo with his Family : Wife Fatemeh, Daughter Homa, Son MeysamIranian Director Mohsen Makhmalbaf in an undated photo with his Family : Wife Fatemeh, Daughter Homa, Son Meysam
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Iranian Female Student Activist Bahareh Hedayat, a campaigner for women's rights.She was arrested several times and in 2010 she was sentenced to nine and a half years for anti-regime propaganda.Iranian Female Student Activist Bahareh Hedayat, a campaigner for women's rights.She was arrested several times and in 2010 she was sentenced to nine and a half years for anti-regime propaganda.
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Iranian Female Student Activist Shiva Nazar Ahari. She is the 2011 recipient of the Theodor Haecker prize for courageous internet reporting on human rights violations.Iranian Female Student Activist Shiva Nazar Ahari. She is the 2011 recipient of the Theodor Haecker prize for courageous internet reporting on human rights violations.
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Iranian female students of arts, during a test session called Konkoor at Tehran’s Shahid Beheshti University. Each year, some 1,300,000 students enter this race to be admitted to the higher education program in 2010 Exams.Iranian female students of arts, during a test session called Konkoor at Tehran’s Shahid Beheshti University. Each year, some 1,300,000 students enter this race to be admitted to the higher education program in 2010 Exams.
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Iranian flag waving on top of the Bibi Shahrbanou Mausoleum in a Mountain also in her name Rhagae. Bibi Shahrbanou who was a daughter of Yazdgerd III, and wife of Imam Hossein sought shelter here while escaping the Yazidi killers.Iranian flag waving on top of the Bibi Shahrbanou Mausoleum in a Mountain also in her name Rhagae. Bibi Shahrbanou who was a daughter of Yazdgerd III, and wife of Imam Hossein sought shelter here while escaping the Yazidi killers.
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Iranian flags waving around Azadi SquareIranian flags waving around Azadi Square
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Iranian general Hassan Pakravan born in Tehran on August 4, 1911, he was the second head of the notorious SAVAK and naturally among the first of the Shah's officials to be executed after the Iranian Revolution in 1979.Iranian general Hassan Pakravan born in Tehran on August 4, 1911, he was the second head of the notorious SAVAK and naturally among the first of the Shah's officials to be executed after the Iranian Revolution in 1979.
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Iranian Girl fans in their red gears and flags supporting Tabriz  Soccer Club called Traktor-Sazi sponsored by a tractor manufacturing company in Tabriz.Iranian Girl fans in their red gears and flags supporting Tabriz Soccer Club called Traktor-Sazi sponsored by a tractor manufacturing company in Tabriz.
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Iranian Girl Ninjas practicing Ninjutsu at a gym in Karaj, 45 km northwest of Tehran on March 15, 2012. Thousands of Iranian women train in martial arts in Iran for sports and fun, yet the Talibanist Western media, labels them as potential assassins!Iranian Girl Ninjas practicing Ninjutsu at a gym in Karaj, 45 km northwest of Tehran on March 15, 2012. Thousands of Iranian women train in martial arts in Iran for sports and fun, yet the Talibanist Western media, labels them as potential assassins!
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Iranian Jewish men pray during Hanukkah celebrations at the Yousefabad (Sukat Shalom) Synagogue, one of the largest synagogues in Tehran, Iran on Dec. 27, 2011. The original building that housed the synagogue was completed in the early 1950s.Iranian Jewish men pray during Hanukkah celebrations at the Yousefabad (Sukat Shalom) Synagogue, one of the largest synagogues in Tehran, Iran on Dec. 27, 2011. The original building that housed the synagogue was completed in the early 1950s.
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Iranian Lady Dr. Shahla Solhju, one of Iran's very first female professional astronomers, first Co-Director of Abu Reihan Observatory at Pahlavi (Shiraz) University one of the major universities of Iran.Iranian Lady Dr. Shahla Solhju, one of Iran's very first female professional astronomers, first Co-Director of Abu Reihan Observatory at Pahlavi (Shiraz) University one of the major universities of Iran.
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Iranian modern Army Training in northern Iran after the Coup of 1921 which overthrew the misruling Qajar dynasty and replaced it by the Pahlavi dynasty on Feb, 21 by Cossacks Brigade officer Reza Khan and Seyyed Zia Tabatabayee.Iranian modern Army Training in northern Iran after the Coup of 1921 which overthrew the misruling Qajar dynasty and replaced it by the Pahlavi dynasty on Feb, 21 by Cossacks Brigade officer Reza Khan and Seyyed Zia Tabatabayee.
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Iranian Musician, composer and Santour Master Ostad Payvar. His father, Ali Payvar was a painter and French instructor at the Tehran University, while his grandfather Mosavvaroddoleh was a painter of the Qajar era.Iranian Musician, composer and Santour Master Ostad Payvar. His father, Ali Payvar was a painter and French instructor at the Tehran University, while his grandfather Mosavvaroddoleh was a painter of the Qajar era.
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Iranian nuclear scientist Fereydoun Abbasi is addressing IAEA in Geneva in Sep, 2011. On Nov 29, 2010, he was injured in a terror attempt while he drove to work.He was appointed as Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) on February 13, 2011.Iranian nuclear scientist Fereydoun Abbasi is addressing IAEA in Geneva in Sep, 2011. On Nov 29, 2010, he was injured in a terror attempt while he drove to work.He was appointed as Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) on February 13, 2011.
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Iranian paratroopers wait at Shiraz Air Base to board a Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft for a training mission during CENTO Exercise, on Aug, 1 1977. .CENTO was adapted by Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey, and the UK It was dissolved in 1979.Iranian paratroopers wait at Shiraz Air Base to board a Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft for a training mission during CENTO Exercise, on Aug, 1 1977. .CENTO was adapted by Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey, and the UK It was dissolved in 1979.
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Iranian Poet Nima Yushij. Real name: Ali Esfandiari  was a contemporary Persian poet who started the sher-e-no (new poetry) style as a trend in Iran. He is considered as the father of modern Persian poetry.Iranian Poet Nima Yushij. Real name: Ali Esfandiari was a contemporary Persian poet who started the sher-e-no (new poetry) style as a trend in Iran. He is considered as the father of modern Persian poetry.
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Iranian Poet, Seyed Mohammad Hossein Behjat Tabrizi AKA Shahriar was born in Tabriz. He wrote both in Azari and Persian. His date of death is named the "national day of poem" in Iran.Iranian Poet, Seyed Mohammad Hossein Behjat Tabrizi AKA Shahriar was born in Tabriz. He wrote both in Azari and Persian. His date of death is named the "national day of poem" in Iran.
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Iranian Police Dog Training : A Tall dog standing against his trainerIranian Police Dog Training : A Tall dog standing against his trainer
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Iranian Police Dog Training : playing with a ballIranian Police Dog Training : playing with a ball
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Iranian Political Activist Hoda Saber ® with the late Ezatollah Sahabi. Saber went on a hunger strike in Evin prison on June, 2, 2011 and died of a heart attack at Modarres Hospital on 10 June 2011, aged 52.Iranian Political Activist Hoda Saber ® with the late Ezatollah Sahabi. Saber went on a hunger strike in Evin prison on June, 2, 2011 and died of a heart attack at Modarres Hospital on 10 June 2011, aged 52.
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Iranian Political Female Activist Haleh Sahabi was an Iranian humanitarian and democracy activist., daughter of former Iranian MP and veteran opposition figure Ezzatollah Sahabi, She died mysteriously during her father's funeral.Iranian Political Female Activist Haleh Sahabi was an Iranian humanitarian and democracy activist., daughter of former Iranian MP and veteran opposition figure Ezzatollah Sahabi, She died mysteriously during her father's funeral.
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Iranian political figure Ahmad Khomeini, son of Imam Khomeini launches a Bazooka known as RPG.Iranian political figure Ahmad Khomeini, son of Imam Khomeini launches a Bazooka known as RPG.
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Iranian politican Abdohossein Teimurtash in 1907 in Sweden.Iranian politican Abdohossein Teimurtash in 1907 in Sweden.
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Iranian politican Mehdi Bazargan spending last days of his life in Nov, 1994. He was the interim Prime Minister after the Pahlavi dynasty was toppled but his liberal party soon fell at odds with the totalitarian clerics and was banned.Iranian politican Mehdi Bazargan spending last days of his life in Nov, 1994. He was the interim Prime Minister after the Pahlavi dynasty was toppled but his liberal party soon fell at odds with the totalitarian clerics and was banned.
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Iranian Politician Jafar Sharifemami. Grand Master of the Freemasonry Grand Lodge of Iran. He was notorious as one of the most corrupt officials in Shah's regime (nicknamed Mr. 5 Percent). He died on June 16, 1998 in New York City.Iranian Politician Jafar Sharifemami. Grand Master of the Freemasonry Grand Lodge of Iran. He was notorious as one of the most corrupt officials in Shah's regime (nicknamed Mr. 5 Percent). He died on June 16, 1998 in New York City.
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Iranian President Ahmadinejad attends celebrations of the fourth World Nowruz Festival in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. March, 2013. After registration of Nowruz with UNESCO on Sep, 30, 2009, an initiative to mark the day started in Iran on March, 27, 2010.Iranian President Ahmadinejad attends celebrations of the fourth World Nowruz Festival in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. March, 2013. After registration of Nowruz with UNESCO on Sep, 30, 2009, an initiative to mark the day started in Iran on March, 27, 2010.
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Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during a ceremony at the Ancient Iran Museum of Tehran comments on the Cyrus Cylinder, an artifact from Achaemenid king Cyrus the Great, known to be the first chapter of human rights in history.Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during a ceremony at the Ancient Iran Museum of Tehran comments on the Cyrus Cylinder, an artifact from Achaemenid king Cyrus the Great, known to be the first chapter of human rights in history.
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad playing soccerIranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad playing soccer
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Iranian Prime Minister Dr. Ali Amini in his ceremonial uniform. In 1979, He moved to Paris where he wrote his biography published by Harvard University. He died on 12 December 1992 at the age of 87.Iranian Prime Minister Dr. Ali Amini in his ceremonial uniform. In 1979, He moved to Paris where he wrote his biography published by Harvard University. He died on 12 December 1992 at the age of 87.
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Iranian School Bus: 5 minor students travel on the back of a motorcycle in a poor province of Iran.Iranian School Bus: 5 minor students travel on the back of a motorcycle in a poor province of Iran.
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Iranian security forces guarding the notorious Evin Prison Aug, 2008. AKA Zendan-e Evin, it is a prison in Iran, located in Evin, northwestern Tehran. It is noted for its political prisoners' wing especially its 209 ward,Iranian security forces guarding the notorious Evin Prison Aug, 2008. AKA Zendan-e Evin, it is a prison in Iran, located in Evin, northwestern Tehran. It is noted for its political prisoners' wing especially its 209 ward,
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Iranian Semi-submersibles joined together to form a giant structure in the South Pars gas field of the Persian Gulf; Despite international pressure on Iran and illegal sanctions by the US Iran as a sovereign state has broken monopoly of oil cartels.Iranian Semi-submersibles joined together to form a giant structure in the South Pars gas field of the Persian Gulf; Despite international pressure on Iran and illegal sanctions by the US Iran as a sovereign state has broken monopoly of oil cartels.
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Iranian soldiers watch royal children playing in a park in TehranIranian soldiers watch royal children playing in a park in Tehran
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Iranian soldiers/Sepahe-danesh Training children at schools in villagesIranian soldiers/Sepahe-danesh Training children at schools in villages
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Iranian Sunni Muslims prepare a camel for sacrifice on Eid Ghorban (al-Adha) in Siminshahr, in Gomishan District, 43 Km from Bandar torkaman.Golestan Province of Iran on November 7, 2011. Gomish in Turcoman means Simin is Persian: Silver in English.Iranian Sunni Muslims prepare a camel for sacrifice on Eid Ghorban (al-Adha) in Siminshahr, in Gomishan District, 43 Km from Bandar torkaman.Golestan Province of Iran on November 7, 2011. Gomish in Turcoman means Simin is Persian: Silver in English.
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Iranian Women in black chadors packed in the trunk of a car atTehran's Behesht Zahra cemetery in September, 1979, at the funeral of Ayatollah Taleghani: an Iranian theologian, humanist, reformer, democracy advocate and a senior Shia cleric of Iran.Iranian Women in black chadors packed in the trunk of a car atTehran's Behesht Zahra cemetery in September, 1979, at the funeral of Ayatollah Taleghani: an Iranian theologian, humanist, reformer, democracy advocate and a senior Shia cleric of Iran.
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Iranian women participated in the Sacred Defense against Iraqi invasion of Iran in 1980. Mosques in Khorramshahr became the center for organization of the Iranian resistance against a coalition of countries who actively supported Saddam Hussein.Iranian women participated in the Sacred Defense against Iraqi invasion of Iran in 1980. Mosques in Khorramshahr became the center for organization of the Iranian resistance against a coalition of countries who actively supported Saddam Hussein.
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Iranian Women wearing Chador pass Qom Martyrs Cemetery on March, 31, 1979. Photo by: Christine Spengler. Paying tributes to death, especially martyrs is a tradition among most Iranians during special occasions such as Iranian Festivities including Norooz.Iranian Women wearing Chador pass Qom Martyrs Cemetery on March, 31, 1979. Photo by: Christine Spengler. Paying tributes to death, especially martyrs is a tradition among most Iranians during special occasions such as Iranian Festivities including Norooz.
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Iranian Wrestler and later Actor Fardin won a silver medal during the 1954 Tokyo games.In later years, Mr Fardin ran a bakery shop in Tehran. He died on April 6, 2000. More than 20,000 mourners attended his funeral in Tehran.Iranian Wrestler and later Actor Fardin won a silver medal during the 1954 Tokyo games.In later years, Mr Fardin ran a bakery shop in Tehran. He died on April 6, 2000. More than 20,000 mourners attended his funeral in Tehran.
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Iranians Registered 400,000 Accounts with Local Email Service Providers.Iran.ir has attracted around 70,000 users, Post.ir 150,000 and Chaapaar 160,000 users.more than 17 million email accounts are registered by Iranians in Google, Hotmail, MSN, Yahoo,...Iranians Registered 400,000 Accounts with Local Email Service Providers.Iran.ir has attracted around 70,000 users, Post.ir 150,000 and Chaapaar 160,000 users.more than 17 million email accounts are registered by Iranians in Google, Hotmail, MSN, Yahoo,...
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Iranians shopping Norooz items for 7Seen reads Haft-Seen in Persian stands for seven "S" as the first letter of items used to set a traditional table for Norooz. 2.	Sabzeh (Green sprouts of wheat, barley) symbolizing rebirth is very essential item.Iranians shopping Norooz items for 7Seen reads Haft-Seen in Persian stands for seven "S" as the first letter of items used to set a traditional table for Norooz. 2. Sabzeh (Green sprouts of wheat, barley) symbolizing rebirth is very essential item.
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Iran's Human Termite Colony Kandovan Village Tabriz Panorama. Some of the dwellings in this unique and age-old place date back at least 700 years and yet are still inhabited.Iran's Human Termite Colony Kandovan Village Tabriz Panorama. Some of the dwellings in this unique and age-old place date back at least 700 years and yet are still inhabited.
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Iran's Postal Stamps Iranian Butterflies CollectionIran's Postal Stamps Iranian Butterflies Collection
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Iran's second mobile operator MTN Irancell Logo and it's bug Mascot. MTN Irancell has two shareholders: Iran Electronic Development Company (IEDC) (51%), and MTN International (Mauritius) Limited (49%).Iran's second mobile operator MTN Irancell Logo and it's bug Mascot. MTN Irancell has two shareholders: Iran Electronic Development Company (IEDC) (51%), and MTN International (Mauritius) Limited (49%).
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Iran-USA Volleyball teams in World Cup match in Fukuoka, Japan Nov, 2011.Iran went into the match with great hopes as a giant killer with victories over Poland, Serbia, Japan and Argentina along with a loss to Cuba, but lost the game to US.Iran-USA Volleyball teams in World Cup match in Fukuoka, Japan Nov, 2011.Iran went into the match with great hopes as a giant killer with victories over Poland, Serbia, Japan and Argentina along with a loss to Cuba, but lost the game to US.
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IRI : Iranian made Saegheh (Lightning)  Missile on display during an exhibition in anniversary of the Iran-Iraq War after which Iran turned to self-sufficiency in strategic issues.IRI : Iranian made Saegheh (Lightning) Missile on display during an exhibition in anniversary of the Iran-Iraq War after which Iran turned to self-sufficiency in strategic issues.
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IRI- a Frame  with Imam Khomeini's photograph stands on the shelf by an antique oil LampIRI- a Frame with Imam Khomeini's photograph stands on the shelf by an antique oil Lamp
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IRI Ayatollah Seyed Javad Khamenei Father of Ayatollah Seyed Ali KhameneiIRI Ayatollah Seyed Javad Khamenei Father of Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei
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IRI Doctor Beheshti Smiling. Full name : Seyyed Mohammad Hosseini Beheshti; he was one of the architects of the Islamic Republic regime in 1979 who was assassinated after a bomb exploded in the headquarters of the Islamic Republic Party on June, 28, 1981.IRI Doctor Beheshti Smiling. Full name : Seyyed Mohammad Hosseini Beheshti; he was one of the architects of the Islamic Republic regime in 1979 who was assassinated after a bomb exploded in the headquarters of the Islamic Republic Party on June, 28, 1981.
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IRI Hezbollah leader Seyyed Hasan Nasrollah kisses Ayatollah Khamenei's arm.IRI Hezbollah leader Seyyed Hasan Nasrollah kisses Ayatollah Khamenei's arm.
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IRI Iranian Team attending the opening of the 21st Winter Olympics in Canada / 2010. Skier Maryam Kalhor is holding the Iranian flags. The Iranian team composed of 9 persons, 4 of which were sports people.IRI Iranian Team attending the opening of the 21st Winter Olympics in Canada / 2010. Skier Maryam Kalhor is holding the Iranian flags. The Iranian team composed of 9 persons, 4 of which were sports people.
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IRI Navy tests Cruise Missiles in March, 7, 2010. Constant foreign military presense in the Persian Gulf makes it inevitable for Iran to keep its army in shape. The home made Nasr-1 Cruise has a sophisticated technology.IRI Navy tests Cruise Missiles in March, 7, 2010. Constant foreign military presense in the Persian Gulf makes it inevitable for Iran to keep its army in shape. The home made Nasr-1 Cruise has a sophisticated technology.
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IRI Police attacks a peaceful demonstration by Women Rights Activists in 2007. Iran's totalitarian regime is accused of violating the rights of women, ethnic and religious minorities, as well as ignoring international human rights conventions.IRI Police attacks a peaceful demonstration by Women Rights Activists in 2007. Iran's totalitarian regime is accused of violating the rights of women, ethnic and religious minorities, as well as ignoring international human rights conventions.
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IRI:Nov, 5, 2009 Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei accepts Sheikh Khalifa-bin-Ahmad the Emir of Qatar. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad attends the meeting together with Qatari delegates. Iranian flag Imam Khomeini's photo are part of official decoration.IRI:Nov, 5, 2009 Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei accepts Sheikh Khalifa-bin-Ahmad the Emir of Qatar. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad attends the meeting together with Qatari delegates. Iranian flag Imam Khomeini's photo are part of official decoration.
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Isfahan : Beautiful decoration on the Roof at Alighapoo palace has been inspiring Isfahan's craftsmen for centuries.Isfahan : Beautiful decoration on the Roof at Alighapoo palace has been inspiring Isfahan's craftsmen for centuries.
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Isfahan : Bust of Iranian poet Saeb Tabrizi decorates the entrance to his Mausoleum inside a beautiful garden. Fountains inside the pool in the middle give a refreshing insight.Isfahan : Bust of Iranian poet Saeb Tabrizi decorates the entrance to his Mausoleum inside a beautiful garden. Fountains inside the pool in the middle give a refreshing insight.
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Isfahan : People pass over the historical Shahrestan Bridge at the entrance of Isfahan's fair.Isfahan : People pass over the historical Shahrestan Bridge at the entrance of Isfahan's fair.
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Isfahan 33pol Zayanderood RiverIsfahan 33pol Zayanderood River
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Isfahan Alighapoo palace might be of first examples of a 6 story Apartment besides depicting Persian genius with a pool and water fountain on the third floor and the amazing music hall on the last floor.Isfahan Alighapoo palace might be of first examples of a 6 story Apartment besides depicting Persian genius with a pool and water fountain on the third floor and the amazing music hall on the last floor.
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Isfahan Constitution HouseIsfahan Constitution House
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Isfahan Khajoo Bridge 1968/ Photograph from Qajar eraIsfahan Khajoo Bridge 1968/ Photograph from Qajar era
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Isfahan Namakdan building 1969/ Photograph from Qajar eraIsfahan Namakdan building 1969/ Photograph from Qajar era
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Isfahan Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque 2010 : Fountains add to the glory of this amazing mosque which has not minarets. Secret high level meetings took place here using an underground passage from Alighapoo Palace during Safavid dynasty.Isfahan Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque 2010 : Fountains add to the glory of this amazing mosque which has not minarets. Secret high level meetings took place here using an underground passage from Alighapoo Palace during Safavid dynasty.
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Isfahan Teimuri Hall Natural History MuseumIsfahan Teimuri Hall Natural History Museum
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Isfahan: The silhouette of a woman passing the 33 pol bridgeIsfahan: The silhouette of a woman passing the 33 pol bridge
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Isfahan's 33pol or Allahverdi bridge in 2009. Photographers lined up in front of this historical monument from Safavid era, in order to gain their share of millions of tourists flocking to this beautiful city every year.Isfahan's 33pol or Allahverdi bridge in 2009. Photographers lined up in front of this historical monument from Safavid era, in order to gain their share of millions of tourists flocking to this beautiful city every year.
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Isfahan's Alighapoo building was registered as national heritage in1932. Women in Qajar style chador covering their face are seen in front of Shah Abbad Palace entrance./ Photograph from Qajar eraIsfahan's Alighapoo building was registered as national heritage in1932. Women in Qajar style chador covering their face are seen in front of Shah Abbad Palace entrance./ Photograph from Qajar era
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Isfahan's famous Khaju Bridge at dusk, 2012.ý AKA Pol-e khajoo, it might be the finest bridge in the province of Isfahan built by the Safavid king, Shah Abbas II around 1650 AD Serving as both a bridge, and a water regulator.Isfahan's famous Khaju Bridge at dusk, 2012.ý AKA Pol-e khajoo, it might be the finest bridge in the province of Isfahan built by the Safavid king, Shah Abbas II around 1650 AD Serving as both a bridge, and a water regulator.
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Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force Lockheed C-130H Hercules (L-382) 	3 December 2010 Tehran - Mehrabad InternationalIslamic Republic of Iran Air Force Lockheed C-130H Hercules (L-382) 3 December 2010 Tehran - Mehrabad International
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Jameh Mosque of Zanjan, aka Soltani, Dara and Seyyed Mosque contains four iwans on the sides of a large open court. It was constructed in 1826 by Abdullah Mirza Dara, a son of Fathali Shah of Qajar Dynasty.Jameh Mosque of Zanjan, aka Soltani, Dara and Seyyed Mosque contains four iwans on the sides of a large open court. It was constructed in 1826 by Abdullah Mirza Dara, a son of Fathali Shah of Qajar Dynasty.
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Jan, 8, 1936 : Reza Shah Pahlavi, his wife and daughters attending a feast celebrating ban on Islamic veil. This photograph documents the first time the royal family formally appeared without hijab in public.Jan, 8, 1936 : Reza Shah Pahlavi, his wife and daughters attending a feast celebrating ban on Islamic veil. This photograph documents the first time the royal family formally appeared without hijab in public.
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Javanmard Ghassab is a legendary personality whose mosauleum is located in Rhagae south of Tehran in a district in his name. The book Nejatolgholub has mentioned him as a brave national hero.Javanmard Ghassab is a legendary personality whose mosauleum is located in Rhagae south of Tehran in a district in his name. The book Nejatolgholub has mentioned him as a brave national hero.
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Jewels of Iran; Masal is a city in and the capital of Masal County, Gilan Province, 55km from Rasht. The Khalkayi River originates from the Shah Moallem Peak and after 40 km passes through the city of Masal.Jewels of Iran; Masal is a city in and the capital of Masal County, Gilan Province, 55km from Rasht. The Khalkayi River originates from the Shah Moallem Peak and after 40 km passes through the city of Masal.
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Jolfa Vank Church Aerial viewJolfa Vank Church Aerial view
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Jolfa Vank Church Dome which is a combination of the Safavid Islamic and Christian artsJolfa Vank Church Dome which is a combination of the Safavid Islamic and Christian arts
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Kabood Mosque Tabriz is a monument from Kara Koyunlu Turkmens built in 1466 AD. All but the main gate was destroyed in 1778 earthquake which is amazing.Kabood Mosque Tabriz is a monument from Kara Koyunlu Turkmens built in 1466 AD. All but the main gate was destroyed in 1778 earthquake which is amazing.
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Kabul Islamic Azad University. A sign for the Kabul campus of Iran's Islamic Azad University, Kabul, Afghanistan, November 9, 2012. With an enrollment of 1.5 million students, Islamic Azad is the world's third largest university.Kabul Islamic Azad University. A sign for the Kabul campus of Iran's Islamic Azad University, Kabul, Afghanistan, November 9, 2012. With an enrollment of 1.5 million students, Islamic Azad is the world's third largest university.
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Kandovan Village Tabriz HotelKandovan Village Tabriz Hotel
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Kandovan Village Tabriz LandscapeKandovan Village Tabriz Landscape
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Kandovan Village Tabriz People hanging cloths in their balconyKandovan Village Tabriz People hanging cloths in their balcony
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Kandovan Village Tabriz StairsKandovan Village Tabriz Stairs
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Kara Church (Ghara-Kelisa) Maku, district of Siyah Cheshmeh. The palace is sacred because Tatarus, Bartelemius and 3500 of their followers were killed by the king of Armenia in 43ADKara Church (Ghara-Kelisa) Maku, district of Siyah Cheshmeh. The palace is sacred because Tatarus, Bartelemius and 3500 of their followers were killed by the king of Armenia in 43AD
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Karachi Parsi Students School in 1873. The Parsis, followers of Zoroaster, were the descendants of those who fled Persia after the Arab invasion in the seventh and eighth centuries to escape religious persecution.Karachi Parsi Students School in 1873. The Parsis, followers of Zoroaster, were the descendants of those who fled Persia after the Arab invasion in the seventh and eighth centuries to escape religious persecution.
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Karbala Imam Hossein Golden Dome MinaretKarbala Imam Hossein Golden Dome Minaret
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Kardasht Castle built by the Aras river in Qajar era near Kalibar village, East AzarbaijanKardasht Castle built by the Aras river in Qajar era near Kalibar village, East Azarbaijan
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Kardasht Hamam (Persian Bath) QajarKardasht Hamam (Persian Bath) Qajar
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Kashan Boroujerd House Decoration 2008Kashan Boroujerd House Decoration 2008
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Kashan Boroujerd House: A photograph Exhibition at the basement 2008Kashan Boroujerd House: A photograph Exhibition at the basement 2008
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Kashan Boroujerdi House Roof Quranic Decoration 2008Kashan Boroujerdi House Roof Quranic Decoration 2008
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Kashan Feen Palace and Garden: Main buildings belong to Al-Bouyeh dynasty. It's fame comes from Amirkabir's assassination. The building was completed in 1850.Kashan Feen Palace and Garden: Main buildings belong to Al-Bouyeh dynasty. It's fame comes from Amirkabir's assassination. The building was completed in 1850.
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Kashan Mansion of Boroujerdi 2008Kashan Mansion of Boroujerdi 2008
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Kashan Mansion of Boroujerdi basement where there's a photo exhibitionKashan Mansion of Boroujerdi basement where there's a photo exhibition
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Kashan Niasar World Heritage 2008Kashan Niasar World Heritage 2008
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Kashan, decoration on the roof of the Boroujerdi House 2008Kashan, decoration on the roof of the Boroujerdi House 2008
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Kazeroon Shapour Inscriptions/ Photograph from Qajar eraKazeroon Shapour Inscriptions/ Photograph from Qajar era
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Kerman vocational Girls School in Sep, 1950 on the occasion of the visit by head Zoroastrian priest from Bombay. Zoroastrianism is a religion and philosophy based on the teachings of prophet Zoroaster AKA Zarathustra or Zartosht.Kerman vocational Girls School in Sep, 1950 on the occasion of the visit by head Zoroastrian priest from Bombay. Zoroastrianism is a religion and philosophy based on the teachings of prophet Zoroaster AKA Zarathustra or Zartosht.
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Kerman's Mosque or the Masjid gate through which Qajar king Agha Mohammad Khan entered the city and killed or blinded all male civilians. In 1794 Lotfali Khan captured Kerman where he was besieged in for six months by Agha Mohammad Khan.Kerman's Mosque or the Masjid gate through which Qajar king Agha Mohammad Khan entered the city and killed or blinded all male civilians. In 1794 Lotfali Khan captured Kerman where he was besieged in for six months by Agha Mohammad Khan.
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Kermanshah Anahita Temple Columns are a major tourist attraction built during Parthian empire. Anahita is the goddess of rivers, beauty, abundance and bliss in the ancient religion.Kermanshah Anahita Temple Columns are a major tourist attraction built during Parthian empire. Anahita is the goddess of rivers, beauty, abundance and bliss in the ancient religion.
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Kermanshah Cave Tombs MedianKermanshah Cave Tombs Median
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Kermanshah Kangavar Anahita TempleKermanshah Kangavar Anahita Temple
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Khajoo Bridge is the culminating monument of Persian bridge architecture and one of the most interesting bridges extant...where the whole has rhythm and dignity and combines in the happiest consistency, utility, beauty, and recreation.Khajoo Bridge is the culminating monument of Persian bridge architecture and one of the most interesting bridges extant...where the whole has rhythm and dignity and combines in the happiest consistency, utility, beauty, and recreation.
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Khajoo Bridge Isfahan WinterKhajoo Bridge Isfahan Winter
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Khajoo Bridge of Isfahan, an architectural masterpiece of Safavid era that was used as a water regulatorKhajoo Bridge of Isfahan, an architectural masterpiece of Safavid era that was used as a water regulator
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Khamenei HospitalKhamenei Hospital
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Khamenei Iranian FlagKhamenei Iranian Flag
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Kh?né-ye Bor?jerd?h? or "Borujerdis' House" is a historic house in Kashan, Iran. The house was built in 1857 by architect Ustad Ali Maryam, for the bride of Haji Mehdi Borujerdui, a wealthy merchant.Kh?né-ye Bor?jerd?h? or "Borujerdis' House" is a historic house in Kashan, Iran. The house was built in 1857 by architect Ustad Ali Maryam, for the bride of Haji Mehdi Borujerdui, a wealthy merchant.
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Kharaghan Twin towers in Qazvin Tomb of two Seljuk Princes belong to 1067 AD. An earthquake in 2000 severely damaged both towers. Seljuk Turks ruled Asia Minor in the 11th to 13th centuries and gradually adopted Persian culture and language.Kharaghan Twin towers in Qazvin Tomb of two Seljuk Princes belong to 1067 AD. An earthquake in 2000 severely damaged both towers. Seljuk Turks ruled Asia Minor in the 11th to 13th centuries and gradually adopted Persian culture and language.
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Khomeini French PoliceKhomeini French Police
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Khorramshahr : The Seyyedoshohada Mosque became target of Destruction by Iraq Attack. World powers remained silent when a war crime was taking place in Iran's Khuzestan provinceKhorramshahr : The Seyyedoshohada Mosque became target of Destruction by Iraq Attack. World powers remained silent when a war crime was taking place in Iran's Khuzestan province
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Khorramshahr : Two Military Boats Sunken in water. The city was heavily looted and damages during the Iraq raid.Khorramshahr : Two Military Boats Sunken in water. The city was heavily looted and damages during the Iraq raid.
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Khorramshahr city in Rubbles seen in back, There's a Poster of a Mother holding his Child who has fallen Martyr. Many underage children participated and were killed in the indecisive war that lasted for 8 years.Khorramshahr city in Rubbles seen in back, There's a Poster of a Mother holding his Child who has fallen Martyr. Many underage children participated and were killed in the indecisive war that lasted for 8 years.
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Khorramshahr Shohada (Martyr) Hospital is fortified with sand bag Barricades Imam Ali's picture is hanging on top of the entrance.Khorramshahr Shohada (Martyr) Hospital is fortified with sand bag Barricades Imam Ali's picture is hanging on top of the entrance.
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Khorshid Cave is located on roadside of Firoozkooh road, in Doab vicinity of Mazandaran. Measuring 75 x 25 x 15 meters; its arched entrance is one of the largest natural ones in the world. On the left , a four-story-high Sassanid castle persists the time.Khorshid Cave is located on roadside of Firoozkooh road, in Doab vicinity of Mazandaran. Measuring 75 x 25 x 15 meters; its arched entrance is one of the largest natural ones in the world. On the left , a four-story-high Sassanid castle persists the time.
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Kiani Prince Siavash son of king Kavus, raised by Rostam of Shahnameh passing through fire to prove his innocence. Queen Soodabeh fell in love with his step-son and conspired against him. An old belief states that fire does not harm the pure ones.Kiani Prince Siavash son of king Kavus, raised by Rostam of Shahnameh passing through fire to prove his innocence. Queen Soodabeh fell in love with his step-son and conspired against him. An old belief states that fire does not harm the pure ones.
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Kish Island: 2500 year old city of Kariz is located 16 meters UndergroundKish Island: 2500 year old city of Kariz is located 16 meters Underground
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Kiz Kalesi (Girl Castle), an architectural masterpiece located in Poledokhtar East AzarbaijanKiz Kalesi (Girl Castle), an architectural masterpiece located in Poledokhtar East Azarbaijan
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Kolunchin is the highest peak of Zardkuh (Yellow mountain) 2nd in Zagros Range after Mt. Dena. It is located in the Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province of Iran. The Karun and also Zayandeh rud rivers start in the Zagros mountains near the Zardkuh.Kolunchin is the highest peak of Zardkuh (Yellow mountain) 2nd in Zagros Range after Mt. Dena. It is located in the Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province of Iran. The Karun and also Zayandeh rud rivers start in the Zagros mountains near the Zardkuh.
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Kulefarah is the site of several Elamite rock reliefs in Izeh/Khuzestan. The Queen here is offering some sort of sacrifice to gods. The Elamite civilization came to destruction by Assyrians yet astounding findings depict their advanced culture.Kulefarah is the site of several Elamite rock reliefs in Izeh/Khuzestan. The Queen here is offering some sort of sacrifice to gods. The Elamite civilization came to destruction by Assyrians yet astounding findings depict their advanced culture.
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Kulefarah valley in Izeh/Khuzestan. Embossed image of an Elamite ceremonial Sacrifice scene where the tall king or goddess is presented with cattles around 3000 BC.  Behind him there are a group of small people.Kulefarah valley in Izeh/Khuzestan. Embossed image of an Elamite ceremonial Sacrifice scene where the tall king or goddess is presented with cattles around 3000 BC. Behind him there are a group of small people.
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Kurdish teenage Girls in their traditional dress in Mahabad c.1941. Mahabad is famous for natural beauties and stylish hand made carpets.Mahabad may mean the city of the moon while Mehabad may refer to place of the nobles.Kurdish teenage Girls in their traditional dress in Mahabad c.1941. Mahabad is famous for natural beauties and stylish hand made carpets.Mahabad may mean the city of the moon while Mehabad may refer to place of the nobles.
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Lady in Persian Red! A woman dressed in an Indian style Saree.Persian red is a deep reddish orange earth or pigment from the Persian Gulf composed of a silicate of iron and alumina, with magnesia. It is also called artificial vermillion.Lady in Persian Red! A woman dressed in an Indian style Saree.Persian red is a deep reddish orange earth or pigment from the Persian Gulf composed of a silicate of iron and alumina, with magnesia. It is also called artificial vermillion.
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Lahijan 1301 Sheikh Zahed Gilani appoints Sheikh Safieddin as his successor head master of Sufi mystics before his death. Miniature painting depicts formation of the Safavid school of thoughtLahijan 1301 Sheikh Zahed Gilani appoints Sheikh Safieddin as his successor head master of Sufi mystics before his death. Miniature painting depicts formation of the Safavid school of thought
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Lahijan Chinese style BuildingLahijan Chinese style Building
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Lahijan Fountain by the lakeLahijan Fountain by the lake
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Lahijan Four Kings (Char Padeshah) MausoleumLahijan Four Kings (Char Padeshah) Mausoleum
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Lahijan Kashefossaltaneh Mausoleum: Haji Mohammad Mirza was sent on a mission to India where he was aquainted with planting tea which he introduced to Iranians and created a source of income for locals.Lahijan Kashefossaltaneh Mausoleum: Haji Mohammad Mirza was sent on a mission to India where he was aquainted with planting tea which he introduced to Iranians and created a source of income for locals.
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Lahijan Kashefossaltaneh Museum : Traditional regional shoes Galoosh (front) Choomoosh (in the back) which are no longer usedLahijan Kashefossaltaneh Museum : Traditional regional shoes Galoosh (front) Choomoosh (in the back) which are no longer used
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Lahijan Sheikh Zahed Mausoleum on a rainy day in 2010. Sheikh Zahed was the master and also the father-in-law of Sheikh Safioddin Ardebili who founded the Safavid dynasty.Lahijan Sheikh Zahed Mausoleum on a rainy day in 2010. Sheikh Zahed was the master and also the father-in-law of Sheikh Safioddin Ardebili who founded the Safavid dynasty.
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Lahijan Sheikh Zahed Mausoleum StaiwaysLahijan Sheikh Zahed Mausoleum Staiways
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Landscape from the road by the river from Fouman's MasoulehLandscape from the road by the river from Fouman's Masouleh
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Landscape fromTabriz with El Goli Palace and pool in the middleLandscape fromTabriz with El Goli Palace and pool in the middle
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Last days of a Palm Tree dying in Snow Tehran Rejayi (Madar) Hospital 2008Last days of a Palm Tree dying in Snow Tehran Rejayi (Madar) Hospital 2008
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Late Qajar era Musicians : Hesamossaltaneh OrchestraLate Qajar era Musicians : Hesamossaltaneh Orchestra
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Latian Dam Lake near TehranLatian Dam Lake near Tehran
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Left: Silver Coin mint Shiraz of Ilkhanates ruler Oljaitu who later converted to Islam and took the name Soltan Mohammad Khodabandeh. Right mint Shiraz bears also the name of Sheikh Abu Ishagh Inju.Left: Silver Coin mint Shiraz of Ilkhanates ruler Oljaitu who later converted to Islam and took the name Soltan Mohammad Khodabandeh. Right mint Shiraz bears also the name of Sheikh Abu Ishagh Inju.
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Legandary Kiani/Pishdadian King Houshang established the Sadeh tradition. He threw a rock at a snake, it hit another rock causing a spark, fire broke out and the snake escaped. Houshang blessed the fire as a light from God for which we must be thankful.Legandary Kiani/Pishdadian King Houshang established the Sadeh tradition. He threw a rock at a snake, it hit another rock causing a spark, fire broke out and the snake escaped. Houshang blessed the fire as a light from God for which we must be thankful.
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Lights of houses at Palangan Village in Kurdistan Province illustrative of many of Iran's rural settlements, an ancient culture of eco-friendly, sustainable development, traditional apartment; roof of one house is the yard of the upper neighbor.Lights of houses at Palangan Village in Kurdistan Province illustrative of many of Iran's rural settlements, an ancient culture of eco-friendly, sustainable development, traditional apartment; roof of one house is the yard of the upper neighbor.
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Like Takhti,  Abdollah Movahhed is the most honored Iranian Wrestler with 6 olympics and world gold medals.He is listed in the FILA wrestling hall of fame.Movahed moved to the USA, but refused to train American wrestlers.Like Takhti, Abdollah Movahhed is the most honored Iranian Wrestler with 6 olympics and world gold medals.He is listed in the FILA wrestling hall of fame.Movahed moved to the USA, but refused to train American wrestlers.
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Lockheed RC-130H Khofash (L-382) Iran Air Force 5-8554 at Mehrabad International Airport, Tehran. C-130 is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft.RC-130 is a reconnaissance version. A single example is used by the Islamic Republic of Iran.Lockheed RC-130H Khofash (L-382) Iran Air Force 5-8554 at Mehrabad International Airport, Tehran. C-130 is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft.RC-130 is a reconnaissance version. A single example is used by the Islamic Republic of Iran.
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Loghman Baba, a 4th century (H.) philosopher. The inscriptions on the mausoleum in Sarakhs belong to 757 (H.L)Loghman Baba, a 4th century (H.) philosopher. The inscriptions on the mausoleum in Sarakhs belong to 757 (H.L)
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Looking like a cross between a giant termite colony and a settlement from Star Wars, the village of Kandovan, tucked away in the northwest corner of Iran, is famed for its extraordinary houses carved inside cone-shaped rocks.Looking like a cross between a giant termite colony and a settlement from Star Wars, the village of Kandovan, tucked away in the northwest corner of Iran, is famed for its extraordinary houses carved inside cone-shaped rocks.
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Maadiran is the leading technology and office automation sales, manufacturing, and after-sales support company in Iran distributing a variety of brands such as  LG, Epson, Toshiba, AOC Sharp, Optoma, Meva, Lexmark, etc.Maadiran is the leading technology and office automation sales, manufacturing, and after-sales support company in Iran distributing a variety of brands such as LG, Epson, Toshiba, AOC Sharp, Optoma, Meva, Lexmark, etc.
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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad when he was young. He became the sixth Iranian President in 2005 but his 2009 re-election was widely disputed and caused widespread protests domestically and drew significant international criticism.Mahmoud Ahmadinejad when he was young. He became the sixth Iranian President in 2005 but his 2009 re-election was widely disputed and caused widespread protests domestically and drew significant international criticism.
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Major Reza Khan after conquering Tehran. He later changed his name to Pahlavi.Major Reza Khan after conquering Tehran. He later changed his name to Pahlavi.
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Many Motorcycles pollute Isfahan's Historical Bazaar Jan,2010. The 5km long Bazaar with a nice roof made of bricks also surrounds the Naghshejahan square.Many Motorcycles pollute Isfahan's Historical Bazaar Jan,2010. The 5km long Bazaar with a nice roof made of bricks also surrounds the Naghshejahan square.
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Map Iran of with historical Silk Road RoutesMap Iran of with historical Silk Road Routes
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Map of Hamedan illustrated by Ottoman explorer Matrakchi Nasuh who includes all the cities met by the army along the way during Suleiman I’s first Iran-Iraq campaign in 1534-35. Considering the technology of his time, some of his works are remarkable.Map of Hamedan illustrated by Ottoman explorer Matrakchi Nasuh who includes all the cities met by the army along the way during Suleiman I’s first Iran-Iraq campaign in 1534-35. Considering the technology of his time, some of his works are remarkable.
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Map of Persia: Territorial Changes in the 19th and 20th Centuries due to British and Russian invasions. Behind Gulistan Treaty, Turkmenchai Treaty, Mc Mahon Arbitration, Treaty of Paris were orchestrated European conspiracies.Map of Persia: Territorial Changes in the 19th and 20th Centuries due to British and Russian invasions. Behind Gulistan Treaty, Turkmenchai Treaty, Mc Mahon Arbitration, Treaty of Paris were orchestrated European conspiracies.
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Map of Sassanid EmpireMap of Sassanid Empire
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Map of Urmia Lake with respect to Aras River:The Iranian givernment has announced allocation of $20 million to transfer water from Aras River to save drying Urmia Lake. However, the elevation does not seem to make this project feasible.Map of Urmia Lake with respect to Aras River:The Iranian givernment has announced allocation of $20 million to transfer water from Aras River to save drying Urmia Lake. However, the elevation does not seem to make this project feasible.
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Map of Zanjan drawn by Ottoman historian Matrakchi Nasuh. In his book he illustrated first Iran-Iraq campaign in 1534-35. Besides illustrating the march of the Ottoman army from Istanbul to Baghdad and then Tabriz and its return via Halab and Eskisehir,Map of Zanjan drawn by Ottoman historian Matrakchi Nasuh. In his book he illustrated first Iran-Iraq campaign in 1534-35. Besides illustrating the march of the Ottoman army from Istanbul to Baghdad and then Tabriz and its return via Halab and Eskisehir,
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Map source of the Euphrates and the Tigris River that flow inside Turkey, Syria and join inside Iraq and finally pouring into the Persian Gulf. Historically, Euphrates used to be the border between Persia and the West.Map source of the Euphrates and the Tigris River that flow inside Turkey, Syria and join inside Iraq and finally pouring into the Persian Gulf. Historically, Euphrates used to be the border between Persia and the West.
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Martyr Hemmat Basij Soldiers of the Iran-Iraq WarMartyr Hemmat Basij Soldiers of the Iran-Iraq War
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Mashhad: A young Iranian artist works on a Painting on a wall from Shahnameh of world-famous Ferdowsi. However, pan-Arab Aniranian zealots ordered destruction of more than 2000 meter square of artwork depicting Talebanism towards Iranian national heritageMashhad: A young Iranian artist works on a Painting on a wall from Shahnameh of world-famous Ferdowsi. However, pan-Arab Aniranian zealots ordered destruction of more than 2000 meter square of artwork depicting Talebanism towards Iranian national heritage
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Mashin Doodi Railway StationMashin Doodi Railway Station
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Mausoleum of Achaemenid Cyrus the Great, the founder of Iran in Pasargadae/Fars provinceMausoleum of Achaemenid Cyrus the Great, the founder of Iran in Pasargadae/Fars province
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Mausoleum of Baba Taher Oryan in Hamedan: He was a naïve man who was told to enter the pool in the middle of winter to become a poet which was his greatest wish. A miracle, as he jumped out of the freezing water; he started singing poets naked (Oryan)Mausoleum of Baba Taher Oryan in Hamedan: He was a naïve man who was told to enter the pool in the middle of winter to become a poet which was his greatest wish. A miracle, as he jumped out of the freezing water; he started singing poets naked (Oryan)
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Mausoleum of tfamous Iranian scientist Abuali Sina (Avicenna) in HamedanMausoleum of tfamous Iranian scientist Abuali Sina (Avicenna) in Hamedan
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Mecca Prophet Mosque EntranceMecca Prophet Mosque Entrance
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Men travelling on donkeys approach Tehran's Yusefabad GateMen travelling on donkeys approach Tehran's Yusefabad Gate
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Menarjonban (Shaking Minarets) Mausoleum is one of the main tourist attractions of Isfahan. Built in 8 century AH, shaking one minaret not maked the other one swing. Every half an hour, a person climbs up the building and performs the show.Menarjonban (Shaking Minarets) Mausoleum is one of the main tourist attractions of Isfahan. Built in 8 century AH, shaking one minaret not maked the other one swing. Every half an hour, a person climbs up the building and performs the show.
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Mercedes-Benz 500K on display in National Car Museum of Iran in Karaj, opened to the public in 2001. There are many cars in the museum, ranging from sport cars to limousines and royal carriages with unique pieces like this one.Mercedes-Benz 500K on display in National Car Museum of Iran in Karaj, opened to the public in 2001. There are many cars in the museum, ranging from sport cars to limousines and royal carriages with unique pieces like this one.
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Mid Elamite Statue playing a musical instrument resembling a mandoline from SusaMid Elamite Statue playing a musical instrument resembling a mandoline from Susa
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Mid Elamite Statues on display in Louvre MuseumMid Elamite Statues on display in Louvre Museum
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Militia plain clothes break in student dormitory doors after post-election protests due to widespread fraud in 2009.Militia plain clothes break in student dormitory doors after post-election protests due to widespread fraud in 2009.
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Miniature painting from Ostad Kamaloddin Behzad illustrates a poem from Haftpeykar of Nezami in which Khornagh Castle/Palace is being built Castle in Hirah (an ancient city located 6 km south of Kufah in south-central Iraq) Satrapy of Sassanid Empire.Miniature painting from Ostad Kamaloddin Behzad illustrates a poem from Haftpeykar of Nezami in which Khornagh Castle/Palace is being built Castle in Hirah (an ancient city located 6 km south of Kufah in south-central Iraq) Satrapy of Sassanid Empire.
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Mir Shamseddin Lahiji MausoleumMir Shamseddin Lahiji Mausoleum
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Mirhossein Mousavi shows his finger after voting during the presidential Elections in 2009. His wife Zahra Rahnavard was active in his campaign. Protests that erupted after accusations of fraud led to a crackdown on dissidents and media blackout.Mirhossein Mousavi shows his finger after voting during the presidential Elections in 2009. His wife Zahra Rahnavard was active in his campaign. Protests that erupted after accusations of fraud led to a crackdown on dissidents and media blackout.
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Mirza Hossein Pirnia a Qajar political figureMirza Hossein Pirnia a Qajar political figure
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Mirza Kouchak Khan's house has been converte to a museum for public visit in Rasht city in Gilan provinceMirza Kouchak Khan's house has been converte to a museum for public visit in Rasht city in Gilan province
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Mohamed Reza Shah Pahlavi, his wife Farah Diba, son Reza, daughter FarahnazMohamed Reza Shah Pahlavi, his wife Farah Diba, son Reza, daughter Farahnaz
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Mohamedreza Shah, Queen Farah and Prince Reza during Coronation ceremony 1967Mohamedreza Shah, Queen Farah and Prince Reza during Coronation ceremony 1967
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Mohammad Ali Shah of Qajar dynastyMohammad Ali Shah of Qajar dynasty
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Mohammad Reza Shah and Queen Farah Diba visited India in 1970 Indira Gandhi Minister of Home Affairs. Indira was the only daughter of Jawaherlaal Nehru. Shah is wearing a military uniform and Farah is wearing a nice summer dress.Mohammad Reza Shah and Queen Farah Diba visited India in 1970 Indira Gandhi Minister of Home Affairs. Indira was the only daughter of Jawaherlaal Nehru. Shah is wearing a military uniform and Farah is wearing a nice summer dress.
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Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi gets off a Plane after the Coup of 1953. He had fled the country in a small plane with his wife Sorayya. CIA and MI6 re-installed the dictator and toppled the democratic regime of Dr. Mosaddegh during operation TP-AJAX.Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi gets off a Plane after the Coup of 1953. He had fled the country in a small plane with his wife Sorayya. CIA and MI6 re-installed the dictator and toppled the democratic regime of Dr. Mosaddegh during operation TP-AJAX.
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Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi is honoring wrestling champion Gholamreza Takhti, presenting him a medallion but Takhti does not bow his head even in front of the Shah depicting the fact that it takes much to be a Pahlevan.Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi is honoring wrestling champion Gholamreza Takhti, presenting him a medallion but Takhti does not bow his head even in front of the Shah depicting the fact that it takes much to be a Pahlevan.
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Mohammad Reza Shah received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at a ceremony in 1962 from the President Gaylord Harnwell of University of Pennsylvania which assisted in transforming the Shiraz (Pahlavi) University into American-style.Mohammad Reza Shah received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at a ceremony in 1962 from the President Gaylord Harnwell of University of Pennsylvania which assisted in transforming the Shiraz (Pahlavi) University into American-style.
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Mohammad Reza Shah seen with Queen Sorayya at a ski resort. Shah is dressed like an american preppie, or like a person about to play tennis or cricket. if you were skiing you'd be wearing something warm, glasses etc.Mohammad Reza Shah seen with Queen Sorayya at a ski resort. Shah is dressed like an american preppie, or like a person about to play tennis or cricket. if you were skiing you'd be wearing something warm, glasses etc.
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Mohammadreza Shah of Iran : TIME cover 09-12-1960Mohammadreza Shah of Iran : TIME cover 09-12-1960
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Mohammadreza Shah, his queen Fouzieh, and their daughter ShahnazMohammadreza Shah, his queen Fouzieh, and their daughter Shahnaz
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Molana Zeynoddin Abubakr a prominent Sufi from the 8th century (H.) His mausoleum is located in Taibad KhorasanMolana Zeynoddin Abubakr a prominent Sufi from the 8th century (H.) His mausoleum is located in Taibad Khorasan
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Monument to the Cyrus Cylinder in Balboa Park, San Diego by the House of Iran.The Cyrus Cylinder was the precursor to the modern Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a heritage of human understanding, tolerance, courage, compassion and human liberty.Monument to the Cyrus Cylinder in Balboa Park, San Diego by the House of Iran.The Cyrus Cylinder was the precursor to the modern Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a heritage of human understanding, tolerance, courage, compassion and human liberty.
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Mosaddegh sick in bed, photo from Life Magazine. Dr. Mosaddegh was a restless freedom fighter that loved Iran and Iranians more than anybody else and never bowed to the wills of imperialism despite the fact that he was physically weak and old.Mosaddegh sick in bed, photo from Life Magazine. Dr. Mosaddegh was a restless freedom fighter that loved Iran and Iranians more than anybody else and never bowed to the wills of imperialism despite the fact that he was physically weak and old.
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Mostafa Chamran, a prominent Iranian Military figures during the first years of the Islamic Revolution in terrain Vehicle.Mostafa Chamran, a prominent Iranian Military figures during the first years of the Islamic Revolution in terrain Vehicle.
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Mount Sahand in East Azerbaijan province, Iran.Sahand is a massive, heavily eroded stratovolcano in northwestern Iran. At 3,707 m , it is the highest mountain in East Azarbaijan.The Sahand mountains are directly south of Tabriz,Mount Sahand in East Azerbaijan province, Iran.Sahand is a massive, heavily eroded stratovolcano in northwestern Iran. At 3,707 m , it is the highest mountain in East Azarbaijan.The Sahand mountains are directly south of Tabriz,
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Movie poster About Elly starring Iranian Actress Golshifteh Farahani makes her debut in French theatres, drawing attention of film critics, opening the doors for the talented actress to seek international opportunities.Movie poster About Elly starring Iranian Actress Golshifteh Farahani makes her debut in French theatres, drawing attention of film critics, opening the doors for the talented actress to seek international opportunities.
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Mozaffaroldin Shah in France. In 1900, an agreement was made between Iran and France for the French to run exacavations and they were entitled to keep discoveries. This way a great portion of Iran's historical heritage was taken abroad.Mozaffaroldin Shah in France. In 1900, an agreement was made between Iran and France for the French to run exacavations and they were entitled to keep discoveries. This way a great portion of Iran's historical heritage was taken abroad.
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Mt. Binalud view in winter from B?ghrud Road (south of the mountain).Bin?lud is the highest peak in Razavi Khorasan province, Iran. It is also called Khorasan roof. This mountain is 26 km north of Nishapur and to the west of Mashhad.Mt. Binalud view in winter from B?ghrud Road (south of the mountain).Bin?lud is the highest peak in Razavi Khorasan province, Iran. It is also called Khorasan roof. This mountain is 26 km north of Nishapur and to the west of Mashhad.
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Municipality Palace and Square was designed by German engineers in 1933 in TabrizMunicipality Palace and Square was designed by German engineers in 1933 in Tabriz
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Muqarnas at Isfahan Imam Mosque built during the Safavid period, it is an excellent example of Islamic architecture of Iran, and regarded as one of the masterpieces of Persian Architecture. Muqarnas is a decoration with painted tiles, wood, or plaster.Muqarnas at Isfahan Imam Mosque built during the Safavid period, it is an excellent example of Islamic architecture of Iran, and regarded as one of the masterpieces of Persian Architecture. Muqarnas is a decoration with painted tiles, wood, or plaster.
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Muqarnas at the front iwan of the Vakil Mosque in Shiraz.This mosque was built between 1751 and 1773, during the Zand period covering an area of 8,660 square meters.The iwans and court are decorated with typical Shirazi haft rangi tiles,Muqarnas at the front iwan of the Vakil Mosque in Shiraz.This mosque was built between 1751 and 1773, during the Zand period covering an area of 8,660 square meters.The iwans and court are decorated with typical Shirazi haft rangi tiles,
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Muqarnas in the entrance gate to the Shah Mosque in Isfahan. Muqarnas developed around the middle of the 10th century in northeastern Iran. They take the form of small pointed niches, stacked in tiers which project beyond lower tiersMuqarnas in the entrance gate to the Shah Mosque in Isfahan. Muqarnas developed around the middle of the 10th century in northeastern Iran. They take the form of small pointed niches, stacked in tiers which project beyond lower tiers
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Naghshe Rostam Zarathustra Cube or Cube of Zoroaster.Naqsh-e Rostam is an archaeological site located about 12 km northwest of Persepolis, in Fars province, Iran. Naqsh-e Rostam lies a few hundred meters from Naqsh-e Rajab.Naghshe Rostam Zarathustra Cube or Cube of Zoroaster.Naqsh-e Rostam is an archaeological site located about 12 km northwest of Persepolis, in Fars province, Iran. Naqsh-e Rostam lies a few hundred meters from Naqsh-e Rajab.
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Naghshe Rostam's unfinished Rock Releif must be a work in progress during last days of the Sassanid empire. The prepared area was 10m wide and 5m tall. A new 20 lines of inscriptions in Persian is like a deal about sharing water among farms nearby.Naghshe Rostam's unfinished Rock Releif must be a work in progress during last days of the Sassanid empire. The prepared area was 10m wide and 5m tall. A new 20 lines of inscriptions in Persian is like a deal about sharing water among farms nearby.
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Narenjestan Hotel area, Noor.Mazandaran. Located on the Caspian Sea coast, on south it has a green mountainside by the river. Noor, formerly known as Suldeh is one of the oldest cities of Mazandaran Province.Narenjestan Hotel area, Noor.Mazandaran. Located on the Caspian Sea coast, on south it has a green mountainside by the river. Noor, formerly known as Suldeh is one of the oldest cities of Mazandaran Province.
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Naseroddin Shah hunting camp with his favourite boy Malijak. Photographer : Antoin ServoguinNaseroddin Shah hunting camp with his favourite boy Malijak. Photographer : Antoin Servoguin
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Naseroddin Shah Painting. During his visit to the United Kingdom in 1873, Naser al-Din Shah was appointed by Queen Victoria a Knight of the Order of the Garter, the highest English order of chivalry.Naseroddin Shah Painting. During his visit to the United Kingdom in 1873, Naser al-Din Shah was appointed by Queen Victoria a Knight of the Order of the Garter, the highest English order of chivalry.
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Naseroddin Shah standing by a chair. He was in Tabriz when he heard of his father's death in 1848, and he ascended to the Peacock Throne with the help of Amir Kabir.Naseroddin Shah standing by a chair. He was in Tabriz when he heard of his father's death in 1848, and he ascended to the Peacock Throne with the help of Amir Kabir.
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Natioanal Iranian Oil Company - Dental Clinic in 1970. After half a century of exploitation of Iran's wealth, the parliament passed the bill that nationalized Iran's oil industry. After Mansour's cabinet unexpectedly resigned on June, 26, 1950.Natioanal Iranian Oil Company - Dental Clinic in 1970. After half a century of exploitation of Iran's wealth, the parliament passed the bill that nationalized Iran's oil industry. After Mansour's cabinet unexpectedly resigned on June, 26, 1950.
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National Iranian Soccer Football Team 1978National Iranian Soccer Football Team 1978
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Negin Island is a small island (~30 Acres) near Bushehr Seaport. Bushehr lies in a vast plain running along the coastal region on the Persian Gulf coast SW Iran. It was the chief seaport of the country and is the administrative centre of Bushehr province.Negin Island is a small island (~30 Acres) near Bushehr Seaport. Bushehr lies in a vast plain running along the coastal region on the Persian Gulf coast SW Iran. It was the chief seaport of the country and is the administrative centre of Bushehr province.
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Nezami Statue of famous Iranian poet Nezami Ganjavi in Baku city of Azerbaijan Republic.Baku is believed to be derived from the old Persian Bad Koobeh, meaning "Wind-pounded city", thus referring to a place where wind is strong and pounding.Nezami Statue of famous Iranian poet Nezami Ganjavi in Baku city of Azerbaijan Republic.Baku is believed to be derived from the old Persian Bad Koobeh, meaning "Wind-pounded city", thus referring to a place where wind is strong and pounding.
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Nice Brick-works on the Roof of the historical Tabriz Bazaar one of the oldest bazaars of the Middle East and the largest covered bazaar in the world. It was registered as World Heritage Site with UNESCO in July 2010.Nice Brick-works on the Roof of the historical Tabriz Bazaar one of the oldest bazaars of the Middle East and the largest covered bazaar in the world. It was registered as World Heritage Site with UNESCO in July 2010.
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Nickel Coin mint during Ahmad Shah reign of the Qajar Dynasty. Ahmad Shah was the last Qajar king who ascended the throne at the age of 13. Ahmad Shah Qajar ý(Jan, 21, 1898 – Feb, 21 1930) was Shah of Iran (Persia) from Jul, 16, 1909, to Oct, 31, 1925.Nickel Coin mint during Ahmad Shah reign of the Qajar Dynasty. Ahmad Shah was the last Qajar king who ascended the throne at the age of 13. Ahmad Shah Qajar ý(Jan, 21, 1898 – Feb, 21 1930) was Shah of Iran (Persia) from Jul, 16, 1909, to Oct, 31, 1925.
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Night view from the a small mansion at middle of Isfahan's Khajoo Bridge which used to be set as a royal residential for Safavid family or preferred guests.Night view from the a small mansion at middle of Isfahan's Khajoo Bridge which used to be set as a royal residential for Safavid family or preferred guests.
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Niyavaran Palace PahlaviNiyavaran Palace Pahlavi
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Norooz 1388, young Iranians Celebrating the new year by the tomb of Cyrus The GreatNorooz 1388, young Iranians Celebrating the new year by the tomb of Cyrus The Great
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Norooz 1391; The park around the Lahijan Lake in Gilan early Spring 2012 HDR rendition. Iran is a four seasons country and Gilan is a major touristic resort and holiday destination for its natural beauty, cultural heritage and historical attractions.Norooz 1391; The park around the Lahijan Lake in Gilan early Spring 2012 HDR rendition. Iran is a four seasons country and Gilan is a major touristic resort and holiday destination for its natural beauty, cultural heritage and historical attractions.
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Norooz in Meydan-e Madar (Mother Square) in Tehran. City sets Haftseen around town with statues dressed in traditional clothes holding baskets of colorful eggs, fruits, flowers etc. A bowl of goldfish, Sabzeh and Haji Firooz complete the image.Norooz in Meydan-e Madar (Mother Square) in Tehran. City sets Haftseen around town with statues dressed in traditional clothes holding baskets of colorful eggs, fruits, flowers etc. A bowl of goldfish, Sabzeh and Haji Firooz complete the image.
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Norooz is an occasion for some Iranians to do some business. Students dressed all in red as Haji Firooz have died their face black. They sing and dance in the middle of the streets and collect tips from people passing by.Norooz is an occasion for some Iranians to do some business. Students dressed all in red as Haji Firooz have died their face black. They sing and dance in the middle of the streets and collect tips from people passing by.
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Noushijan hill, Atashkadeh Castle is located 20 km West of MalayerNoushijan hill, Atashkadeh Castle is located 20 km West of Malayer
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Old Iran Cinema in Tehran's Lalezar Street 2009Old Iran Cinema in Tehran's Lalezar Street 2009
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Oman's Soltan Qabus arrives in Tehran's Mehrabad airport on Aug, 20, 2009Oman's Soltan Qabus arrives in Tehran's Mehrabad airport on Aug, 20, 2009
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On 11 March 2013 Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari and Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad officially inaugurated the Peace Pipeline which is complete on the Iranian side but the final part still needs to build on the Pakistani side.On 11 March 2013 Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari and Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad officially inaugurated the Peace Pipeline which is complete on the Iranian side but the final part still needs to build on the Pakistani side.
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On a hot summer day, water fountains play vigorously inside a round pool in Moallem Park of Tehran. The building of the Ancient Iran Museum in the background is only one of many attractions in this historical part of Tehran. June, 2010.On a hot summer day, water fountains play vigorously inside a round pool in Moallem Park of Tehran. The building of the Ancient Iran Museum in the background is only one of many attractions in this historical part of Tehran. June, 2010.
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On a rainy day, a black and a white horse greet visitors at the gate of the chess park at Ajoodaniyeh, Tehran. The magnificent park which used to be a garden, with tall trees invite chess fans to games. Chess is an ancient Iranian board game.On a rainy day, a black and a white horse greet visitors at the gate of the chess park at Ajoodaniyeh, Tehran. The magnificent park which used to be a garden, with tall trees invite chess fans to games. Chess is an ancient Iranian board game.
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On a rainy day, a soldier is patroling once the Iranian House of Senate building is now the Assembly of Experts.The function of a body like Senate is to give more political power to %1 of the society: the elite, lobbies, etc.On a rainy day, a soldier is patroling once the Iranian House of Senate building is now the Assembly of Experts.The function of a body like Senate is to give more political power to %1 of the society: the elite, lobbies, etc.
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On July, 19, Iran issued postal stamps in memory of the Egyptian Marwa al Sherbini (Marveh Sherbini) AKA the Veil Martyr who was stabbed to death by a racist Russian-born German on July, 1.On July, 19, Iran issued postal stamps in memory of the Egyptian Marwa al Sherbini (Marveh Sherbini) AKA the Veil Martyr who was stabbed to death by a racist Russian-born German on July, 1.
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On the monitor, there's the Iconic Eset android aka NOD32 Anti Virus taking a souvenir photo by a tree at symbolic Azadi Square of Tehran using ome basic Photoshop skills.On the monitor, there's the Iconic Eset android aka NOD32 Anti Virus taking a souvenir photo by a tree at symbolic Azadi Square of Tehran using ome basic Photoshop skills.
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Once upon a time, America! A hand-made Carpet woven by artists in Tabriz with the portrait of Howard Baskerville on it. He was an American teacher on Presbyterian mission in Tabriz, who died fighting in the rows of Constitutional Monarchy Movement.Once upon a time, America! A hand-made Carpet woven by artists in Tabriz with the portrait of Howard Baskerville on it. He was an American teacher on Presbyterian mission in Tabriz, who died fighting in the rows of Constitutional Monarchy Movement.
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One of Column Heads from PerspolisOne of Column Heads from Perspolis
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One of several buildings of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Baghemelli Historical Complex (Meydan-e Mashgh), also a tourist attraction in Tehran built during the Qajar era. Achaemenid style structures were added during the Pahlavi era.One of several buildings of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Baghemelli Historical Complex (Meydan-e Mashgh), also a tourist attraction in Tehran built during the Qajar era. Achaemenid style structures were added during the Pahlavi era.
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One of several wives of Naseroddin Shah Qajar: TajossaltanehOne of several wives of Naseroddin Shah Qajar: Tajossaltaneh
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One of tens of thousands of Achaemenid foundation Tablets (#040428) lent to the University of Chicago. These clay tablets depict inner workings of the administration of the ancient Persian Empire.One of tens of thousands of Achaemenid foundation Tablets (#040428) lent to the University of Chicago. These clay tablets depict inner workings of the administration of the ancient Persian Empire.
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One of the first photographs taken by Naseroddin Shah Qajar, was this photograph take from Mahdolia his Mother. Mahdolia was the very person responsible for a conspiracy against he son-in-law Amirkabir which ended with his murder by Naseroddin Shah.One of the first photographs taken by Naseroddin Shah Qajar, was this photograph take from Mahdolia his Mother. Mahdolia was the very person responsible for a conspiracy against he son-in-law Amirkabir which ended with his murder by Naseroddin Shah.
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One of the oldest photographs taken from the Perspolis GateOne of the oldest photographs taken from the Perspolis Gate
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Ordered by Naseroddin Shah, 51366 precious stones were mounted on this 34 kg/ 66cm diameter On the golden globe Oceans and seas are emerald and land is displayed with ruby and Garnet(laal). Iran is made of diamonds.Ordered by Naseroddin Shah, 51366 precious stones were mounted on this 34 kg/ 66cm diameter On the golden globe Oceans and seas are emerald and land is displayed with ruby and Garnet(laal). Iran is made of diamonds.
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Ordered by Naseroddin Shah, the royal Belt was used for coronation ceremonies. With a 176 karat emeral in the middle of 60 diamonds and 119 cm golden belt.Ordered by Naseroddin Shah, the royal Belt was used for coronation ceremonies. With a 176 karat emeral in the middle of 60 diamonds and 119 cm golden belt.
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Pages from a Persian Royal passport 1933Pages from a Persian Royal passport 1933
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Pahlavi A Document shows Matin Daftari presenting his cabinet on Oct, 29,1939. Daftari was dismissed after 8 months and thrown in prison after the Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran by the Allies in 1941 because of his German connections.Pahlavi A Document shows Matin Daftari presenting his cabinet on Oct, 29,1939. Daftari was dismissed after 8 months and thrown in prison after the Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran by the Allies in 1941 because of his German connections.
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Pahlavi Advertising (digitally enhanced): An old advertisement  in a paper for Rooster Chewing gums. Many consider usage of beautiful females in ads as degrading women's valuePahlavi Advertising (digitally enhanced): An old advertisement in a paper for Rooster Chewing gums. Many consider usage of beautiful females in ads as degrading women's value
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Pahlavi Cabinet of Ministers of 1959 :Ali-Akbar Zargham (far left), Teimur Bakhtiar (4th from left), Manuchehr Eghbal (center), Jafar Sharif-Emami (left of Eghbal), Jamshid Amouzegar (right of Eghbal), Asadollah Alam (far right)Pahlavi Cabinet of Ministers of 1959 :Ali-Akbar Zargham (far left), Teimur Bakhtiar (4th from left), Manuchehr Eghbal (center), Jafar Sharif-Emami (left of Eghbal), Jamshid Amouzegar (right of Eghbal), Asadollah Alam (far right)
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Pahlavi Crown was ordered by Reza Shah for his coronation ceremony in 1926 as he did not want to use the Kaviani crown. 3380 diamonds (1144 karats), 5 emeralds (199 karats), 2 rubies (19 karats) and 368 pearls were used in the crown that weighs 2.8kgsPahlavi Crown was ordered by Reza Shah for his coronation ceremony in 1926 as he did not want to use the Kaviani crown. 3380 diamonds (1144 karats), 5 emeralds (199 karats), 2 rubies (19 karats) and 368 pearls were used in the crown that weighs 2.8kgs
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Pahlavi Document 1945 majlis Vote of Confidence to Hakimi cabinet . As Prime Minister Hakimi angered the Soviets by refusing to grant concessions in Northern Iran, while Soviet backed Democrat Party took over Azerbaijan and Kurdistan.Pahlavi Document 1945 majlis Vote of Confidence to Hakimi cabinet . As Prime Minister Hakimi angered the Soviets by refusing to grant concessions in Northern Iran, while Soviet backed Democrat Party took over Azerbaijan and Kurdistan.
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Pahlavi Document Oct, 31, 1943 Majlis gives Vote of Confidence to Ali Soheili cabinet.Born in Tabriz, he served as Ambassador to Britain in 1953 and twice as Prime Minister in 1942 and 1943.Pahlavi Document Oct, 31, 1943 Majlis gives Vote of Confidence to Ali Soheili cabinet.Born in Tabriz, he served as Ambassador to Britain in 1953 and twice as Prime Minister in 1942 and 1943.
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Pahlavi Document related to inauguration ceremony of the Amirkabir (Karaj) Dam on Oct, 21, 1961. The Amirkabir Dam was built as a multi-purpose dam to provide tap water for Tehran alongside agricultural development in Karaj.Pahlavi Document related to inauguration ceremony of the Amirkabir (Karaj) Dam on Oct, 21, 1961. The Amirkabir Dam was built as a multi-purpose dam to provide tap water for Tehran alongside agricultural development in Karaj.
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Pahlavi Document shows 12th term Majlis (Parliament) officially inaugurated on Nov, 2, 1939.WWII began on Sep, 1, 1939 with Germany invasion of Poland. Iran declared neutrality but on Aug, 21, 1941 Aliied powers invade Iran and Reza Shah abdicated .Pahlavi Document shows 12th term Majlis (Parliament) officially inaugurated on Nov, 2, 1939.WWII began on Sep, 1, 1939 with Germany invasion of Poland. Iran declared neutrality but on Aug, 21, 1941 Aliied powers invade Iran and Reza Shah abdicated .
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Pahlavi era : Iran Air Personel pose for a photograph in front of the head office. Two Pilots on the side and Hostesses in the middle give a happy smile in front of a replica of twin Shirdal from Perspolis with a poster of deposed Shah in the back.Pahlavi era : Iran Air Personel pose for a photograph in front of the head office. Two Pilots on the side and Hostesses in the middle give a happy smile in front of a replica of twin Shirdal from Perspolis with a poster of deposed Shah in the back.
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Pahlavi era : Queen Farah Diba during a state visit to the city of Yazd escorted by military personnel and greeted by the band at the airport. Farah was an active person in cultural and charity activities.Pahlavi era : Queen Farah Diba during a state visit to the city of Yazd escorted by military personnel and greeted by the band at the airport. Farah was an active person in cultural and charity activities.
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Pahlavi era 1930s : A specially designed Truck was used for Oil Exploration in wild terrains.Pahlavi era 1930s : A specially designed Truck was used for Oil Exploration in wild terrains.
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Pahlavi era 1947 Cannons, order restored in Tabriz after the Iranian Army suppressed two separatist movements backed by the USSR. A wing of the Toodeh Party called the Democratic Party had paralyzed Azerbaijan and Kurdestan.Pahlavi era 1947 Cannons, order restored in Tabriz after the Iranian Army suppressed two separatist movements backed by the USSR. A wing of the Toodeh Party called the Democratic Party had paralyzed Azerbaijan and Kurdestan.
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Pahlavi era a Prison (Mahbas)  at the Police headquarters (Shahrbani) during Reza Shah's reign. The place, in Khayyam st. was also used to keep political prisoners until the Ghasr and Evin prisons were built.Pahlavi era a Prison (Mahbas) at the Police headquarters (Shahrbani) during Reza Shah's reign. The place, in Khayyam st. was also used to keep political prisoners until the Ghasr and Evin prisons were built.
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Pahlavi era politician Hasanali Mansour before becoming Prime Minister in 1963. He represented a young generation of Iranian burocrats that paved the way for substantial economic growth. Hoveida continued his path after his assassination in Jan, 1965.Pahlavi era politician Hasanali Mansour before becoming Prime Minister in 1963. He represented a young generation of Iranian burocrats that paved the way for substantial economic growth. Hoveida continued his path after his assassination in Jan, 1965.
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Pahlavi era Prime Minister Dr. Mohammad Mosaddegh: democratically elected Iranian Prime Minister nationalized Iran's oil industry and was overthrown by a British / CIA backed coup d'etat in 1953.Pahlavi era Prime Minister Dr. Mohammad Mosaddegh: democratically elected Iranian Prime Minister nationalized Iran's oil industry and was overthrown by a British / CIA backed coup d'etat in 1953.
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Pahlavi era: Ayatollah Kashani is seen with Imam Khomeini in 1952 in Qom during a special mourning ceremony in honor of Ayatollah Khansari.Pahlavi era: Ayatollah Kashani is seen with Imam Khomeini in 1952 in Qom during a special mourning ceremony in honor of Ayatollah Khansari.
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Pahlavi General Fazlollah Zahedi who was dismissed by Mosaddegh. He became a traitor to his country by taking orders from American generals and leading the operation TP-Ajax, a coup against democratic regime of Mosaddegh.Pahlavi General Fazlollah Zahedi who was dismissed by Mosaddegh. He became a traitor to his country by taking orders from American generals and leading the operation TP-Ajax, a coup against democratic regime of Mosaddegh.
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Pahlavi general Teimur Bakhtiar who was a high ranking military officer in Mohammad Reza Shah's regime. He was assassinated near Baghdad in August, 1970.Pahlavi general Teimur Bakhtiar who was a high ranking military officer in Mohammad Reza Shah's regime. He was assassinated near Baghdad in August, 1970.
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Pahlavi II, Mohammad Reza Shah on July, 8,1955 visits Indian delegate inquiring about Indian development projects after the ceremony talking to India’s Trade Commissioner in TehranPahlavi II, Mohammad Reza Shah on July, 8,1955 visits Indian delegate inquiring about Indian development projects after the ceremony talking to India’s Trade Commissioner in Tehran
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Pahlavi Mohammad Reza Shah and General Zahedi in charge of the Coup on Aug, 20, 1953Pahlavi Mohammad Reza Shah and General Zahedi in charge of the Coup on Aug, 20, 1953
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Pahlavi Mohammad Reza Shah and Queen Farah Diba smile at cameras while departing the US in 1977 from an American air force base in Maryland at the time when Anti-Shah sentiments were growing in Iran and President Carter somehow dumped the despot.Pahlavi Mohammad Reza Shah and Queen Farah Diba smile at cameras while departing the US in 1977 from an American air force base in Maryland at the time when Anti-Shah sentiments were growing in Iran and President Carter somehow dumped the despot.
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Pahlavi Mohammad Reza Shah and Queen Sorayya are greeted by a senior Sikh member of the Indian community.Pahlavi Mohammad Reza Shah and Queen Sorayya are greeted by a senior Sikh member of the Indian community.
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Pahlavi Prime Minister Dr. Mosaddegh Kissing the hand of Queen Sorayya Esfandiari, Mohammad Reza Shah's second wifePahlavi Prime Minister Dr. Mosaddegh Kissing the hand of Queen Sorayya Esfandiari, Mohammad Reza Shah's second wife
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Pahlavi Prince Mohammad Reza with his future wife Princess Fouziyeh of Egypt and his mother-in-law Nazli on a trip in Egypt. On March 15, 1939 their wedding ceremony took place in Abdin Palace in Cairo.Pahlavi Prince Mohammad Reza with his future wife Princess Fouziyeh of Egypt and his mother-in-law Nazli on a trip in Egypt. On March 15, 1939 their wedding ceremony took place in Abdin Palace in Cairo.
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Pahlavi Princess Fatemeh's Tiara. Fatemeh was the elder daughter of Reza Shah, a half-sister of the late shah of Iran. She was estranged from the Shah because of her marriage in 1950 to an American In 1989, she died in London at age of 58.Pahlavi Princess Fatemeh's Tiara. Fatemeh was the elder daughter of Reza Shah, a half-sister of the late shah of Iran. She was estranged from the Shah because of her marriage in 1950 to an American In 1989, she died in London at age of 58.
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Pahlavi Princess Shahnaz Wedding ceremony with Ardeshir Zahedi. Born October 27, 1940 Shahnaz is the first child of the late Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and his first wife, Princess Fouziyeh of Egypt.Pahlavi Princess Shahnaz Wedding ceremony with Ardeshir Zahedi. Born October 27, 1940 Shahnaz is the first child of the late Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and his first wife, Princess Fouziyeh of Egypt.
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Pahlavi Queen CrownPahlavi Queen Crown
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Pahlavi Queen Farah Diba is greeted by a group of Mullahs (Shiite clerics) Nakhai Kissing, one of Boka brothers waiting to shake her Hand, and the other one with tiger paw. The fourth one (Nezamshekan) probably wrote a poem in admiration of the Empress.Pahlavi Queen Farah Diba is greeted by a group of Mullahs (Shiite clerics) Nakhai Kissing, one of Boka brothers waiting to shake her Hand, and the other one with tiger paw. The fourth one (Nezamshekan) probably wrote a poem in admiration of the Empress.
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Pahlavi Queen Farah Diba is greeted by Princess Beatrix of Dutch Royal family at the Amsterdam Airport (Schiphol), Netherland, May, 1 1962. Shah and Farah attended the 25th year wedding anniversary of the Dutch Royal family.Pahlavi Queen Farah Diba is greeted by Princess Beatrix of Dutch Royal family at the Amsterdam Airport (Schiphol), Netherland, May, 1 1962. Shah and Farah attended the 25th year wedding anniversary of the Dutch Royal family.
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Pahlavi Queen Farah Diba's TiaraPahlavi Queen Farah Diba's Tiara
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Pahlavi Queen Fouziye, Shah's first wife got divorce in 1945. In this photograph signed to Ardeshir, Fouziye is wearing a long dark gown and a tiara with precious earings and necklace. Fouziye had pale blue eyes not getting along with Mohammad Reza ShahPahlavi Queen Fouziye, Shah's first wife got divorce in 1945. In this photograph signed to Ardeshir, Fouziye is wearing a long dark gown and a tiara with precious earings and necklace. Fouziye had pale blue eyes not getting along with Mohammad Reza Shah
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Pahlavi Queen Sorayya staring in a 1965 Italian Movie : Three Faces Of A Woman (I tre volti) Directors:Michelangelo Antonioni, Mauro Bolognini. The movie presents a view of Soraya on the night of her screen test for this picture.Pahlavi Queen Sorayya staring in a 1965 Italian Movie : Three Faces Of A Woman (I tre volti) Directors:Michelangelo Antonioni, Mauro Bolognini. The movie presents a view of Soraya on the night of her screen test for this picture.
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Pahlavi Reza Khan heading his Kazak(Cossack) Cavalry at a garrioson in eastern Iran in 1926. Cossacks were originally autonomous communities drawn from various ethnic and linguistic groups that formed about 1400 and were incorporated into czarist Russia.Pahlavi Reza Khan heading his Kazak(Cossack) Cavalry at a garrioson in eastern Iran in 1926. Cossacks were originally autonomous communities drawn from various ethnic and linguistic groups that formed about 1400 and were incorporated into czarist Russia.
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Pahlavi Shaban Jafari also known as brainless during a ceremony. He was a mob leader who helped destablize Mosaddegh's democratic government and created fear and terror during Operation TP-AJAX, a CIA/MI6 backed military coup.Pahlavi Shaban Jafari also known as brainless during a ceremony. He was a mob leader who helped destablize Mosaddegh's democratic government and created fear and terror during Operation TP-AJAX, a CIA/MI6 backed military coup.
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Pahlevan wrestlers of the Zoorkhaneh Sports pose for a photo. Zoorkhaneh (The House of Power) is an ancient Iranian sport arena where the wrestling and martial arts were taught and practiced.Pahlevan wrestlers of the Zoorkhaneh Sports pose for a photo. Zoorkhaneh (The House of Power) is an ancient Iranian sport arena where the wrestling and martial arts were taught and practiced.
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Pahlevans, masters of the ancient Iranian Zoorkhaneh Sports. Zoorkhaneh (The House of Power) is an ancient Iranian sport arena where the wrestling and martial arts were taught and practiced.Pahlevans, masters of the ancient Iranian Zoorkhaneh Sports. Zoorkhaneh (The House of Power) is an ancient Iranian sport arena where the wrestling and martial arts were taught and practiced.
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