A team of archaeologists in Egypt unearthed four ancient child graves at Gebel el-Silsila, the site of a former Egyptian quarry that dates back 3,500 years. The finding provides new insights on what life may have been like at this ancient work site.
3,500-year-old child burials unearthed at ancient Egyptian work site
Iran’s cineaste Mohammad-Hassan Shah-Mohammadi was selected as a member of the international jury panel of the 2018 Short Soup Film Festival to convene in Australia.
Iranian director selected for Short Soup jury
The remains of a body, buried in ancient times, was unearthed during construction activities in a neighborhood in Hamadan, said the supervisor of ancient excavations in the western Iranian city.
2,800-year-old skeleton unearthed in western Iran
A new US postage stamp honoring the National Museum of African American History and Culture highlights African-American achievements and promotes the museum on the international stage.
US Postal Service celebrates National Museum of African American History
Three Iranian photographers honored in Trofeo Gipuzkoa Internacional festival which was held in Spain.
Three Iranian photographers honored at Trofeo Gipuzkoa Internacional
The 11th Tehran International Cartoon Biennial awarded its winners in three sections, i.e. thematic, caricature, and free cartoon.
Tehran Int’l Cartoon Biennial names winners
The number of visits to German museums fell by 2.2 percent in 2016 from the previous year, with museums focused on art and cultural history bearing the brunt of the decline, according to the German Museums Association.
German museums report 2.5 million drop in visitor numbers in 2016
The Australian and New South Wales (NSW) governments joined the president of Australia’s International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) Ian Travers to announce that Sydney will host 1,200 global heritage experts in 2020, at the next Triennial General Assembly of ICOMOS.
Australia to host world’s most important cultural heritage event
A tiny Indonesian island, previously unexplored by archeologists, has been found to be unusually rich in ancient cave paintings following a study by researchers from The Australian National University (ANU).
Indonesian island found to be unusually rich in cave paintings
Oprah Winfrey will be honored with the 2018 Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 75th annual Golden Globes.
Oprah Winfrey to receive 2018 Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 75th Annual Golden Globes

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