Tehran Mummy's Fate Unclear

Tehran Mummy's Fate UnclearTehran Mummy's Fate Unclear

After over two weeks since the discovery of a reportedly mummified body near the Shah Abdol Azim Shrine in Tehran's Rey County, its fate is still unclear with officials refusing to disclose any data about its current state and location. 
Amid widespread coverage of the news in the media, cultural heritage officials who are deemed most eligible to comment on such discoveries had remained silent until recently. Ali Asghar Mounesan, head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, finally broke the silence in a talk to ISNA. 
He, however, tried to shift responsibility saying that although ICHHTO is in charge of specialized studies in cultural heritage cases, it should receive a request to offer cooperation. 
"We are ready for specialized investigations and are now inquiring into the case to find out the details," he said. 


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