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Tour of Iran Offered in May

Members of the Kelsey Museum are cordially invited to join a tour of Iran led by Margaret Cool Root, who is Kelsey Curator of Ancient Near Eastern and Greek Antiquities and U-M Professor of Near Eastern and Classical Art.

Sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America, the tour is scheduled for May 13-28. In addition to the dazzling cities of Tehran, Shiraz, and Isfahan, discover the Sasanian religious center of Takht-e Soleiman; Pasargadae, location of the first Persian capital; Yazd, one of the last strongholds of Zoroastrianism; and much more. Click here for the tour brochure.