Urmia Museum: One of The Largest Troves of Historical Treasures in Iran
- November, 14, 2022 - 17:40
- Society/Culture news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - One of the largest troves of historical treasures, Urmia Museum opened in 1967 to house artifacts from various historical eras.
The museum displays over 26 thousand ancient artifacts from the 7th millennium BC to the Qajar era (1785-1925).
The museum has three priceless Urartian cuneiform tablets from the 1st millennium BC known as the Kelishin Stele, the Mavana Stele and the Mahmoud Abad inscription.
The museum has dedicated a hall to items with anthropological significance and also showcases handwritten Qurans, religious manuscripts as well as the handicrafts and traditional arts of the city.