Bas-relief of two Persians guard, Persepolis
Iran, Persepolis, Bas-relief of two Persians guard. Apadana Palace, Persepolis,(Unesco World Heritage List, 1979), Iran. Achaemenid civilisation, founded by Darius the Great (522-486 B.C ) Persian king of the Achaemenid dynasty. destroyed by Alexander.
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Part of a wall that contains a text in Persian
A portion of the wall shows a long written in Persian.
The wall is part of a building in the ancient city of Persepolis.
Persepolis also known as Takht-e-Jamshid was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550a330 BC) and is situated 60 km northeast of the city of Shiraz in Fars Province, Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date back to 515 BC. It exemplifies the Achaemenid style of architecture. UNESCO declared the ruins of Persepolis a World Heritage Site in 1979.
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Persepolis, a decorated scabbard
IRAN, Fars, Bas-relief of a decorated scabbard, Apadana, Persepolis (Unesco World Heritage List, 1979), Iran. Achaemenid civilisation, 6th-5th century BC. Bas-relief of a nobleman, detail, Apadana, Persepolis (Unesco World Heritage List, 1979), Iran. Achaemenid civilisation, 6th-5th century BC.
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