Iran’s Presidential visit to , an agreement was signed to renew cultural and scientific cooperation between the two countries. As a result, there will be exchanges of exhibitions, scientific visits and training and, believe it or not, archaeological digs! That will be the day! France
Details have not been disclosed, but it seems that for a start various pieces from the Louvre covering different eras in
Iran will go on display at the National Museum in and this could materialize as early as March. At a later date, certain artifacts will be sent to Tehran in exchange. All expenses, including the insurances involved, will be paid by the Louvre – how kind! France
In this early stage, 24 pieces from the Louvre have been selected from the heydays of
Greece, Egypt and Mesopotamia.