Iran - Shush Castle - Susa
Shush Castle (Chateau de Suse) in the ruins of the ancient city of Susa (Shush) in the Khuzestan Province of Iran. Constructed by French archaeologist Jean-Marie Jacques de Morgan as a secure base for archaeological exploration and excavation and built by local craftsmen with bricks taken from two other archaeological sites, the Achaemenid Darius/Dariush castle and the Elamite Choqazanbil Ziggurat Date: 1918
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Susa, Khuzestan, Iran, c1890. Artist: Unknown
Susa, Khuzestan, Iran, c1890. View of the ancient city of Susa or Shush, which was the administrative capital of the Persian king Darius I. It was later conquered by Alexander the Great and by the Mongols. An engraving from Robert Brown's The Countries of the World, published by Cassell, (London & Paris, c1890).
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Kudurru of Nazimarut-Tash, Susa, Kassite period, 12th century BC. Artist: Unknown
Kudurru of Nazimarut-Tash, Susa, Kassite period, 12th century BC. A kudurru is also known as a boundary stone but is more of a document describing land boundaries rather than an actual boundary-marker. The stone is now at The Louvre in Paris.
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