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Tehran Branch of the Eurasia Department

POB 11365-6371
Teheran-Elahiyeh

Since 1996, the former Tehran Department of the German Archaeological Institute forms one branch of the Eurasian Department of the Institute at Berlin. It functions as the centre and interface for academic dialogue and exchange between Iranian and German colleagues and forms, since 2000, the base for the annual fieldwork seasons at Arisman.

Library

The Tehran Branch of the Eurasian Department houses a large library with more than 9200 volumes on different aspects of near Eastern and Iranian Archaeology and History of Art, Ancient History, Iranian Studies and Islamic Archaeology and History. Another 9000 volumes are currently kept at the library of the Eurasian Department in Berlin.

Archive

The archive comprises a large collection of photographs on Iranian Archaeology and History of Art, and the photographic records from the pre-1979 excavations of the Tehran Department at Bisutun, Bastam, Takht-i Suleiman, Zendan-i Suleiman and Firuzabad. It is currently kept at the Eurasian Department in Berlin.

Publications

Archäologische Mitteilungen aus Iran und Turan: Annual with articles on topics on the archaeology of Iran and its northern and eastern neighbours in German, English or French.

Archäologie in Iran und Turan: Monographic series on the archaeology of Iran and its northern and eastern neighbours.

Further Information

Telephone:

98-(0)21- 221 63 39

Fax:
98-(0)21- 221 63 39
E-Mail:
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  • 20/03/2014 - 20/09/2014

    Ausstellung / Exposición Blick Mira!

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  • 03/06/2014 - 25/07/2014

    Ausstellung „antike Architektur im Blick”

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  • 10/05/2014 - 30/11/2014

    Das Erbe Karls des Großen 814-2014

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    Vortrag: Kolumbariengräber und kollektive Identität im augusteischen Rom

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Recent projects

  • 24.10.2013

    The language of clothes along the Silk Road: What does their wardrobe speak to us about humans between 1000 BC and 300 AD? more

  • 22.10.2012

    Frühe protourbane Zentren im nordwestpontischen Raum? Untersuchung einer Cucuteni-Tripol´e-zeitlichen Großsiedlung more

  • 07.05.2012

    Siedlungskomplex Orlovka-Kartal und die frühe Kupferzeit im nordwestlichen Schwarzmeer-Gebiet (Ukraine/Republik Moldau) more

Completed projects

  • 06.07.2011

    Russian Federation: Barsuchij Log more

  • 21.06.2011

    Russian Federation: Chicha more

  • 21.06.2011

    Russian Federation: Suchanicha more

Recent publications

  • 15.06.2014

    MIRAS more

  • 04.06.2014

    Orient-Archäologie Bd. 30 more

  • 03.06.2014

    Orient-Archäologie more

Contact

The German Archaeological Institute (DAI) is a »scientific corporation« of the Federal Institution under the auspices of the Foreign Office. The staff of the Institute carries out research in the area of archaeology and in related fields and maintains relations with international scholars.
Furthermore, it organizes congresses, colloquia and tours, and informs the public through the media about its work.  

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