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German and Iranian archaeologists study Achaemenid stone carving

The online symposium “Achaemenid stone carving: Methods, theories and techniques”, organized by the German Archeological Institute, in collaboration with the Cultural Heritage and Tourism Research Institute, will be held in English.

According to ISNA and the public relations of the Cultural Heritage and Tourism Research Institute, Zohreh Zahbari, an Iranian archaeologist and member of the German Archaeological Institute, said: “Many Iranian and foreign researchers in the fields of archeology, linguistics, reconstruction, and archeology have been invited to talk about the Achaemenid stone carving in three days.” Twenty-four lectures are scheduled to be held at this symposium.

She added: “Stone carving is one of the most commonly used arts of the Achaemenid period, and many movable and fixed works of stone have been left from this period, which exhibits the knowledge of many stonemasons; who served for the court of this empire.”

A member of the German Archaeological Institute said: “for decades, the discourse on how to work with stone, the tools, and the stone mines, and the techniques used in the construction of stone structures and similar topics have been studied.”

Zahbari noted: “Meanwhile, Iranian and foreign scholars have tried for years to clarify various corners of this issues, but there has not been a coherent lecture program that focuses only on the art of stone carving of the Achaemenid period, and this issue has always been important along with other topics related to this period.”

The archeologist pointed out: “The German Institute of Archeology, Tehran Branch (DAI Eurasian-Abteilung, Außenstelle Teheran), in collaboration with the Cultural Heritage and Tourism Research Institute, from 26 to 28 Shahrivar, 1400, organized an online symposium in English entitled: “Methods, theories, and techniques” which focuses particularly on this important topic.”

This program was planned by Judith Tomalski (German Archaeological Institute), Zohreh Zahbari (German Archaeological Institute), and Alexander Nagel (New York University) in collaboration with the Cultural Heritage and Tourism Research Institute, and the articles obtained from it, after the symposium, in English Will be published in Germany.

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