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A Clay Pot and a Kohl Bar of Metal from the Islamic era have been restored at the Restoration Lab of Cultural Heritages, Handicrafts and Tourism Administration.

The Register Number of 8 Natural Monuments of South Khorasan were declared.

The second session of Archaeological Ecavations in the Kahnek ancient area with the aim of Archaeological excavations for teaching practices of Archaeology students at the Birjand University on 25/12/2015 was held. In this session, Students in the diggng finished their exploring training in the central area known as the Castle Kahnek.

Archeological Earthen Pottery from the Islamic era has been cleaned, preserved and strengthened at the Restoration Lab of the Administration of Cultural Heritages, Handicrafts and Tourism of South Khorasan.

From a report of the Public Relations Department of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Administration of South Khorasan, the expert for Registering Natural Heritages in this Administration said: “After reviewing the Record and Policy of the Natural Heritage Committee which was held in Tehran on the 18th November, 2015 the Old Walnut Tree of Vorenjan was recorded on the List of National Natural Heritage”.

The Supervisor of the Cultural Heritages, Handicrafts and Tourism Agency gave information that the five Old Cypress Trees have been recorded on the National Natural Heritage List of the Country and said: “The Cypress Tree of the Village of Estand, the Cypress Tree of the Village of Mohammad Abad, the Cypress Tree of the Village of Moulid, the Cypress Tree of the Village of Esfad and the Cypress Tree of the Village of Shirg are the five Old Cypress Trees which have recently been recorded on National Natural Heritage List of the Country”.

From a report of the Public Relations Department of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Administration of South Khorasan, the expert for the Registration of Natural Heritages in this Administration said: “After reviewing the Records and Policy of the Natural Heritage Committee which was held in Tehran on the 18/11/2015 the Old Cypress Tree of Moulid was Registered on the List of the National Natural Heritages”.

The Old Cypress Tree of Estend which is located in the Estend Village, 30 Km Northeast of Haji Abad, Village of Bohnabad, in the Shaskouh section of the Town of Zirkouh" was recorded on the List of National Natural Heritage.

The Old Cypress Tree of Esfad is located in the Village of Esfad, 20 km East of Haji Abad, in the Shaskouh section of the Town of Shaskouh and at nearly 1,000 years old has been recorded on the List of National Natural Heritages.

The Second Conference of National Archaeology of Iran in cooperation with the Administration of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of Khorasan Razavi, South Khorasan and the University of Birjand was held in the auditorium of the Great Museum of Khorasan which is located in Mashhad in the Boustan e Golestan, with the participation of Scholars, Researchers, Professors and Students of Archeology of the Country and took place for two days on the 18th and 19th November, 2015.

The joint team of Archeological Excavators from Iran and Italy visited the Chalo area of Jajarm of Northern Khorasan and the Prehistoric areas of Southern Khorasan.

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