Paleolithic Department,

National Museum of Iran, 30 Tir St.

Emam Ave. P.O.Box 11365/4364,

Tehran, IRAN


Present positions

Head of Paleolithic Department, National Museum of Iran

Editor-in-chief, Journal of Iranian Archaeology


  Ph.D candidate,  Institute of Prehistory and Quaternary Geology, University of Bordeaux 1, France. " Qaleh Bozi: A Middle Paleolithic Industry with Bifacial Tools from Central Iran". Click here

2006. M. A. Archaeology, Azad University, Tehran Central Branch, Iran." The Lower Paleolithic Assemblage of Ganj Par"

Research Interests

The Lower and Middle Paleolithic of Iran and Western Asia; lithic technology


Symposium Organized

Iranian Paleolithic. XVth Congress of the International Union for Prehistoric and Protohistoric Science (U.I.S.P.P), Lisbone, Portugal. 2006. Organized with M. Otte and J. Jaubert  pdf


Professional Organization Memberships:

Paleoanthropology Society

World Archaeological Congress



Paleolithic survey at Awraman, The Kermanshah  Province 2009

Paleolithic survey at Awraman, The Kermanshah  Province 2010

Paleolithic survey at Bisetoun, The Kermanshah  Province 2010