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Online Certificate Course on "Old Persian Cuneiform Script through Achaemenid Royal Inscriptions"
31/01/2023

Workshop / Lecture Series on Old Persian Language with Cuneiform Script Cuneiform is one of the oldest writing systems in the world, it was said to have evolved mainly in Sumerian / Mesopotamian region. The usage of this script goes back to at least 2800 BCE - 2500 BCE. The famous ancient literature “Epic of Gilgamesh” was written in Sumerian. Old Persian Cuneiform is the simplified form of Cuneiform Script. It was primarily used for...

Gandhara Heritage Retreat (2 Day Trip)
08/10/2019

Center for Culture and Development in collaboration with Arte-Culture offers 2 day Gandhara Heritage Retreat to enjoy the experience of serene and peaceful swat valley. Meditation, art activity and visits at following sites will be made as part of retreat: Takht-e-Bahi Barikot Shingerdar Stupa Rock Carvings at various locations Swat Museum and Archaeological sites of Butkara I, II and III Date: November 2 & 3, 2019 Departure...

Shah Allah Ditta Caves Facing Neglect
28/08/2019

On the road to Khanpur lie the Shah Allah Ditta caves, a heritage almost forgotten and on the brink of being devoured by commercial expansion that has taken over our country this past decade in the form of housing...

Heritage Mapping of Rawalpindi City
28/08/2019

Internationally recognised references of Rawalpindi’s irreplaceable natural heritage form a small fraction of what survived from the past and are preserved in Islamabad’s Natural History Museum. Ghandharan civilisation left its marks on the landscape of the entire Potohar region in the form of stupas and...