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During the Achaemenid, especially at the time of Cyrus the Great, the Persian Imperial Flag was made of up of a kinglike image, rectangular in shape, split into four equivalent triangles. Each two of these four train triangles had the same colour.
Tags :Iranian Flag , Coat Of Arms , Emblem of Iran , Achaemenid , Cyrus The Great


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Faravahar still represents a national Iranian symbol that reflects both ancient and modern Iran.incorporates both "Sepanta Minu," the symbol of goodness and "Ankareh Minu," the symbol of wickedness, as a very basic of Persian dualism.
Tags :Iranian Flag , Coat Of Arms , Emblem of Iran , Achaemenid , Faravahar


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Embossed figues show a Greeting Ceremony in Perspolis where Xerxes is holding a lotus, behind him the Crown Prince holds a Nymphaea flower, behind them stand the ceremonial guards.This artwork was originally located in the middle of the Apadana stairway.
Tags :Perspolis , Xerxes , Greeting , Ceremony , Achaemenid , Embossed , Crown Prince , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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The structure known as the Harem(seraglio) of Xerxes in Perspolis has been renovated in their original form in 1930s to be used as a Museum. The floor rests on a bedrock cut form the mountain and it has two entrances on south and north.
Tags :Perspolis , Xerxes , Harem , Perspolis Museum , Achaemenid , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Tomb of Achamenid ruler Artaxerxes 2 in Perspolis. There has been signs of vandalism while some visitors showed their respect to founders of one of the greatest civilization on earth with flowers.
Tags :Perspolis , Artaxerxes 2 , Tomb , Flower , Achaemenid , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Walls in Perspolis show embossed Kushite subjects presenting their gifts to Achamenid king. An Iphone is digitally added to mock an incident in the US where racism has a dark history anti-Iranianist clerk refused selling iphone to Farsi speaking clients.
Tags :Perspolis , Embossed , Iphone , Achaemenid , Funny , Sanction , Mac Racism , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Achaemenid king Dariush 3. gives battle to Macedonian Alexander at Issus. Albrecht Altdorfer painting on limewood. Dariush leaves the battlefield leaving his mother and daughters behind. He coulde not recover from this shame and lost remaining battles.
Tags :Achaemenid , Dariush 3 , Alexander , Battle of Issus , Painting


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Achaemenid artwork; a bronze Rhyton in the shape of an ibex. A rhyton is a a drinking-horn, a container from which fluids were intended to be drunk, or else poured in some ceremony.
Tags :Achaemenid , Rhyton , Art , Ibex , Bronze , Museum , Louvre


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Perspolis Achaemenid Panorama view. Perspolis was built in a remote and mountainous area during the reign of Dariush I, who made it the ceremonial capital of Persia, replacing Pasargadae and was completed during the reign of his son, King Xerxes.
Tags :Perspolis , Achaemenid , Panorama , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Traditional Decoration at a Restaurant at Darband with an achaemenid spearman guarding the gate and a pair of mil driven from Gorz, a special tool for workout in Iranian Zoorkhaneh (House of Power) originally an ancient martial arts practiced secretly.
Tags :Tehran , Darband , Traditional , Restaurant , Decoration , Achaemenid , Spearman , Zoorkhaneh , Gorz


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Panorama view of Naghsh Rostam in Persis. Naqsh-e Rostam is an archaeological site located about 12 km northwest of Persepolis, in Fars province, Iran. Naqsh-e Rostam lies a few hundred meters from Naqsh-e Rajab.
Tags :Persis , Naghsh Rostam , Panorama , Achaemenid , Sassanid


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The Shahanshah of the Achaemenid Empire : Cyrus the Great, Cambyses, Dariush the Great, and Smerdis (Bardia) as perceived by Nurembery Chronicle by Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514), a good example of Medieval World Histories.
Tags :Achaemenid , Shahanshah , Cyrus , Cambyses , Dariush , Smerdis


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A sketch showing Achaemenid Shah Cambyses capturing Pelusium in 525BC using cats from the book Greatest Nations : Greece published in the early years of the twentieth century contains ten volumes, and covers most of the major countries of world history.
Tags :Achaemenid , Cambyses , Pelusium , 525BC , Egypt , Cat


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Achaemenid king Xerxes I (519-465 BC) King of Persia (486 - 465 B.C.) by Sam Rahimi. Aka Khashayarshah he was son of Dariush the Great, he had been governor of Babylon before his succession. He suppressed rebellions in Egypt (484) and Babylonia (482).
Tags :Achaemenid , Xerxes , Shahanshah , Beard , Crown


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Statue of Achaemenid Commander Ario Barzan on horse in a square in his name in the city of Yasuj. He was admired even by his invading enemy for bravery and resistence against the Macedonian army at the Persian Gate in 330 B.C.
Tags :achaemenid , Commander , Ario Barzan , Yasuj , Statue , Ario Borzin , Horse , Horseback , Cavalry


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Family of Achaemenid king Dariush the 3d became captive after the Battle of Issus with Macedonian Alexander. Dariush deserted the battlefield leaving behind his wife Statira, his mother Sisygambis, and his daughters Barsineh and Drypteis.
Tags :Achaemenid , Dariush 3 , Family , Alexander , Sisygambis , Battle of Issus , Statira , Painting , 333BC , Drypetis , Barsineh


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Sisygambis, mother of Dariush 3d and the rest of his family: his wife, daughters, and 5 year old son became captive after Dariush deserted at the Battle of Issus against Macedonian Alexander. Sisygambis denounced his son for being coward.
Tags :Achaemenid , Dariush 3 , Family , Alexander , Sisygambis , Battle of Issus , Statira , Painting , 333BC , Drypetis , Barsineh


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The Family of Dariush before Alexander by Charles Le Brun. Dariush 3rd fled the battle and his family including his mother, wife, two daughters and his 5 year old son became captive. This event marked the end of the Achaemenid Empire.
Tags :Achaemenid , Dariush , Family , Alexander , Sisygambis , Battle of Issus , Statira , Painting , 333BC , Drypetis , Barsineh



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Roxana was the daughter of a Sogdian nobleman named Oxyartes who was killed by Alexander. After his father's death, Roxanne became the official wife of Macedonian Alexander. People speculate that Roxana caused Alexander's early death in 323BC.
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A postal stamp from India issued in 1971 in memory of Achaemenid king Cyrus The Great after the 2500 years celebrations in Perspolis. Cyrus was the founder of Iran and the Cyrus Cylinder is known to be world's first charter of human rights.
Tags :Achaemenid , Cyrus the Great , Stamp , Cyrus Cylinder , Perspolis , India , 1971 , 2500 Years , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Achaemenid Elite unit soldiers called Immortals.Their armament was wicker shields, short spears, swords or large daggers, bow and arrow. The regiment was followed by a caravan of covered carriages, camels, and mules that transported their supplies
Tags :Achaemenid , Elite , Persian Immortals , Soldier , Embossed , Museum , Berlin , Archer , Spearman , Bow


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A stone with an Achaemenid figure of a Lion devouring a Bull similar to the carvings in Perspolis may have been used as a piece of balcony originally but it somehow found its way to Mohsen Moghaddam's house which is now a museum in Tehran.
Tags :Tehran , Achaemenid , Lion , Bull , Perspolis , Moghaddam Museum , Embossed


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Achaemenid Cyrus The Great Cylinder in London Museum. The inscription left by the Achaemenid king, Cyrus The Great after liberation of Babylon which is referred to as the first chapter of human rights which strictly banned slavery throughout the empire.
Tags :Achaemenid , Cyrus The Great , Cylinder , Museum , London


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Achaemenid and his concubine Barsineh (Statira 2.) playing Harp in an illustration from 1890. Barsineh or Statira 2nd (340/339-320) was the daughter Dariush 3rd, the last Shahanshah of th Achaemenid Empire who became captive at the battle of Issus.
Tags :Achaemenid , Barsineh , Alexander , Harp , 1890 , Statira


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The Wedding at Susa ate 19th century engraving: Macedonian Alexander takes the daughter of last Achaemenid emperor Dariush 3rd Princess Barsineh (Statira 2nd) as his wife in order to make himself accepted among Persian nobles.
Tags :Achaemenid , Princess , Barsineh , Alexander , Wedding , Statira , Susa


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Hollywood superstar Elizabeth Taylor was invited on Iran Air's inaugural nonstop flight from New York to Tehran and visited touristic attractions such as ruins of Achaemenid city of Perspolis in 1976.
Tags :Achaemenid , Perspolis , Elizabeth Taylor , 1976 , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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A painting by Le Brun shows the battle of Granicus in 334 BC which took place near the Hellespontine at the crossing of the Granicus River between forces of invading Macedonian Alexander and the Persian Satrapy Arsames.
Tags :Achaemenid , Battle , Granicus , 334BC , Arsames , Macedonian Alexander


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Achaemenid Elite Immortals: Archers, spearman from Susa Palace. Such artifacts have been vandalised, destroyed and some of them smuggled out of Iran are in pretty good conditions like this one in Louvre Museum in Paris.
Tags :Achaemenid , Elite , Persian Immortals , Archer , Spearman , Susa , Louvre , Museum


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Silver tetradirham of Artaxerxes III, Memphis, 343 BCE. Persian king Artaxerxes III (reigned 358-338 BCE) marched on Egypt to quell a rebellion. He issued a large series of silver coinage acceptable across Achaemenid Persian Empire
Tags :Achaemenid , Artaxerxes , Silver , Coin , Dirham , Artaxerxes 3 , Museum


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Alexander meets Roxana. A painting by Italian artist Pietro Rotary shows the encounter. In his conquest of Persia, daughter of the Bactrian Satrap was captured. Alexander married her either for love or as an effort to gain Persian aristocracy.
Tags :Bactria , Alexander , Roxana , Achaemenid , Painting , Museum


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Artifacts found in Egypt in 2009 by two Italian archeologists allegedly belonging to the lost army of Achaemenid king Cambyses who disappeared after walking into the an oasis in a desert in Egypt. For political reasons the findings were not authenticated.
Tags :Egypt , Achaemenid , Cambyses , Army , Desert


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A painting featuring the Battle Of Issus between armies Achaemenid Dariush 3. and Macedonian Alexander in 333 BC in which Dariush deserted the battlefield. Painting by French artist Jan The Elder Brueghel in Musee du Louvre, Paris Oil Painting on Canvas.
Tags :Achaemenid , Battle of Issus , Alexander , Dariush 3 , 333BC , Issus , Battle , Soldier , War


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The Battle Of Issus 333BC ended with Persian loss: Painting by Albrecht Altdorfer in 1529.Dariush 3. gathered a large army from the depths of the empire, and maneuvered to cut the Macedonian line of supply, requiring Alexander to countermarch his forces.
Tags :Achaemenid , Battle of Issus , 333BC , Alexander , Dariush 3 , Battle , Soldier , War


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An Achaemenid Seal showing king Cambyses of Persia defeating Egyptian Paroah Psamtik III in 525 B.C. Psamtik was defeated at Pelusium, and fled to Memphis where he was captured. Cambyses was severely injured and died in March, 522 BC.
Tags :Achaemenid , Cambyses , Seal , Psamtik 3 , Pharaoh , Egypt


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Ruins of Perspolis, once capital of the world stands the test of time. Persian Empire at the time was so mighty, no fortifications were needed. Still 10,000 guards served at the pleasure of the emperor.
Tags :Perspolis , Ruin , Achaemenid , Column , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh



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Cyrus Cylinder is believed to be the first Human Rights Chapter in the history.The Cyrus Cylinder is one of the most famous cuneiform texts, confirming the Bible that;in 539 BC, Cyrus the Great freed the Jews to return from their Babylonian captivity
Tags :Cyrus Cylinder , Achaemenid , British Museum , Cyrus The Great , Human Rights


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Panorama view of Perspolis the Achaemenid glory. Takhtejamshid; The throne of Jamshid : Ancient Persian city, northeast of modern Shiraz, Iran. Grey limestone was the main building material used in Persepolis.
Tags :Perspolis , Achaemenid , Panorama , Takhtejamshid , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Rows of Embossed Achaemenid Spearmen on Perspolis Stairways wearing long attire and a ceremonial hat which resembled a flower in harmony with beards carefully styled. They carry bows on their shoulders and a container of arrows in their back.
Tags :Achaemenid , Spearman , Embossed , Perspolis , Stairways , Bow , Archer , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Qajar Women carrying fire wood pass by the Tomb of Achaemenid king Cyrus the Great, founder of the country of Iran in the historical Pasargadae site. Almost all human beings in the world respect Cyrus as the first protector of human rights.
Tags :Achaemenid , Cyrus The Great , Tomb , Qajar , Women , Pasargadae


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Atoosa the daughter of Cyrus The Great, half sister to Cambysis who married Dariush is a prominent woman in the Iranian history.
Tags :Atoosa , Daughter , Cyrus , Great , Achaemenid


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Greek statesman and tactician Themistocles (R) asks his former adversary, the Persian king Artaxerxes Longimanus (L, seated) for sanctuary
Tags :Greek , Themistocles , King , Artaxerxes , Refuge , Achaemenid


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As the hero of the Battle of Salamis, Themistocles is honored during cermeony at a Spartan temple celebrating the Athenian defeat of Persian naval forces
Tags :Themistocles , Celebration , Defeat , Persian , Achaemenid , LIFE


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Aspathines Bisotoun
Tags :Aspathines , Bisotoun , Achaemenid , Embossed


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Cyrus Tomb Pasargadae. Cyrus the Great Kurosh-e-Bozorg) (c. 600 BC or 576 BC - December 530 BC), also known as Cyrus II was the founder of the country Iran and the Achaemenid Dynasty.
Tags :Cyrus , Tomb , Pasargadae , Achaemenid , Mausoleum , Great , Cyrus The Great


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Mosaic shows The Battle of Issus (or the Battle at Issus) occurred in southern Anatolia, in November 333 BC. The invading troops, led by the young Alexander of Macedonia, defeated the army personally led by Dariush 3 of Achaemenid Persia
Tags :Alexander , Dariush 3 , Issus , Mosaic , War , Battle of Issus , Achaemenid


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A girl Kisses embossed Achaemenid soldier in Perspolis, this sprawling complex of royal palaces was the awe-inspiring home of the "King of Kings" for nearly two hundred years.
Tags :Iranian , Girl , Achaemenid , Soldier , Embossed , Perspolis , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Xerxes Khashayarshah. Xerxes I (519-465 BC) King of Persia (486 - 465 B.C.) The son of Dariush I, he had been governor of Babylon before his succession. He ferociously suppressed rebellions in Egypt (484) and Babylonia (482).
Tags :Xerxes , Khashayarshah , Achaemenid


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Perspolis Takhtejamshid Entrance, this sprawling complex of royal palaces was the awe-inspiring home of the "King of Kings" for nearly two hundred years, subjects of the empire (from 28 nations) would pass through the Gate of Nations.
Tags :Perspolis , Takhtejamshid , Entrance , Achaemenid , Palace , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Embossed image of an Achaemenid spearmen in Perspolis
Tags :Achaemenid , Spearman , Embossed , Perspolis , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Bull head that carry the roof in Perspolis
Tags :Bull , Head , Perspolis , Column , Achaemenid , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Embossed relief of an Achaemenid legendary deity with a human head and the body of a Lion
Tags :Achaemenid , Legendary , Deity , Human , Lion , Shirzad


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Ostad Shakiba, an Iranian artist's rendering of Artemis , the first female Iranian admiral.
Tags :Artemis , Female , Admiral , Achaemenid



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Mausoleum of Achaemenid Cyrus the Great, the founder of Iran in Pasargadae/Fars province
Tags :Cyrus , Mausoleum , Achaemenid , Pasargadae , Fars


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A Coin from Achaemenid Satrap Mazaeus: During the reign of Dariush 3., he became the Satrap of Babylon an area known to the Greek as Mesopotamia. He was promised in marriage to king Dariush' daughter Barsine (aka Statira) who later married Alexander.
Tags :Achaemenid , Mazaeus , Satrap , Coin


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Fragment of the Chalouf stele kept at Louvre, shows an Inscription by Achaemenid king Dariush the Great describing construction of a Canal connecting the Red Sea to Nile River in Egypt.
Tags :Achaemenid , Dariush the Great , Canal , Inscription , Red Sea


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Susa, Khuzestan province of Iran. This photo shows Jewish Prophet Daniel's Mausoleum during Qajar era. He lived during Achaemenid Empire when freedom of religion let him preach Judaism despite the fact that Iranians were Zoroastrian.
Tags :Susa , Prophet Daniel , Achaemenid , Qajar , Jewish , Khuzestan


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A Gold Bracelet (Armlet) from the Achaemenid Empire. It was probably adorn with precious Jewels with some artistic rendering of one of well-known symbols of the Achaemenid Persia; Symmetric Griffins.
Tags :Achaemenid , Jewel , Bracelet , Gold , British Museum , Deity , Griffin , Shirdal


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A model of Achaemenid era warship was actually a huge trireme used in Persian and Greek Navy. Sometimes the cavalry was re-embarked on the ships for surprise attacks and regular maritime lines had been established for ease of trade and logistics.
Tags :Achaemenid , Ship , Navy , War , Military , Warship


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Embossed depiction of Achaemenid era Deity: Faravahar in Perspolis. In Zoroastrianism, the oldest known Monotheist religion in the world, Faravahar is said to be a reminder of one's purpose in life Happines through Nice Thoughts, Nice Words and Nice Deeds
Tags :Perspolis , Achaemenid , Faravahar , Deity , Embossed , Zoroastrian , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Perspolis Birdeye View
Tags :Pasargadae , View , Aerial , Achaemenid


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Chariots Achaemenids 2500 Celebrations.Shah flew in dignitaries from all over the world, along with dinner from Maxim's in Paris, one of the finest restaurants in Europe, an arrogant display of imperial wealth and Western decadence.
Tags :Chariot , Achaemenid , 2500 Years , Celebration , Soldier , Army


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Artaxerxes II Mnemon Tomb
Tags :Artaxerxes , Mnemon , Tomb , Achaemenid


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Iranian Stamps of Persepolis gives a feeling of the omnipotence of the Persian Empire, and get a strong appreciation for the enduring strength of this culture and its people.
Tags :Stamp , Perspolis , Achaemenid , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Twin Lions Perspolis, the grand ceremonial headquarters of the Persian Empire. Immense royal tombs, reminiscent of those built for Egyptian pharaohs, are cut into the adjacent mountainside.
Tags :Twin , Lion , Perspolis , Achaemenid , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Griffin Perspolis: mythological creature having the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion.The tombs of Dariush and Xerxes come with huge carved reliefs of ferocious lions. In 333 B.C., Persepolis was sacked and burned by Macedonian Alexander.
Tags :Griffin , Perspolis , Statue , Achaemenid , Shirdal , Deity , Homa , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Embossed tablet shows Achaemenid king Cambyses Praying the Egyptian god Apis as a sign of respect for other beliefs. Apis is an Egyption a deity which is a manifestation of the god of creation: Ptah.
Tags :Cambyses , Pray , Apis , Achaemenid , Embossed


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Embossed relief of Achaemenid king Dariush The Great
Tags :Dariush , Great , Achaemenid , Embossed


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Naqsh-e Rostam is an archaeological site located about 12 km northwest of Persepolis, in Fars province, Iran. Naqsh-e Rostam lies a few hundred meters from Naqsh-e Rajab.
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Medes Relief Perspolis. The Medes, people of the Mada appear in Assyrian record first in 836 BC. Earliest records show that Assyrian king Shalmaneser III received tribute from Amadai in connection with wars against the tribes of Zagros.
Tags :Medes , Relief , Perspolis , Achaemenid , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh



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Seal of Dariush I found in a tomb at Thebes, Egypt at the cemetery of Memphis, the most famous Persian-period object found in Egypt. Cuneiform inscription written in three languages: Old Persian, Elamite and Babylonian, translates 'Darius the great king'.
Tags :Dariush , Seal , Achaemenid , Egypt , Memphis , Caspian horse


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Dariush Silver Coin Siglos or Shikel. when Dariush conquered the legendary gold-country India, he introduced the gold Daric and silver Siglos as monetary standard. As a trading device, the coins were especially popular in Asia Minor.
Tags :Dariush , Silver , Coin , Siglos , Achaemenid , Shahi


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Bisotoun Frada :Words of Dariush The Great In Bisotoun´s inscription. I am Dariush the Great King, One man named Frada, a Margian (Margush) -- him they made chief
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Darius Statue in (Iran Bastan) Ancient Iran Museum. The museum is comprised of two Buildings: pre-Islamic period & post-Islam period. The building was completed in 1937 during Pahlavi II reign. All the objects here have been arranged chronologically.
Tags :Dariush , Statue , Ancient Iran Museum , Achaemenid


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Gobryas Bisotoun. Gobryas was one of the generals of Cyrus the Great. Gobryas played an important role in the Persian capture of Babylon in October 539 BCE.
Tags :Gobryas , Bisotoun , Achaemenid , Embossed


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The tomb is identified by an accompanying inscription to be the tomb of Darius I the Great (r. 522-486 BC). The tombs were looted following the conquest of the Achaemenid Empire by Gojastak Alexander.
Tags :Dariush , Tomb , Achaemenid , Naghsh Rostam


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Egyptian Admiral Wedjahor Resne
Tags :Egypt , Admiral , Statue , Achaemenid


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Horse Carriers Perspolis. Perspolis is an ancient Iranian city, northeast of modern Shiraz. It was built in a remote and mountainous area during the reign of Dariush I, who made it the ceremonial capital of Persia, replacing Pasargadae. In 330 BC
Tags :Horse , Carrier , Perspolis , Achaemenid , Fars Province , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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One Night With King Xerxes
Tags :Night , King , Xerxes , Achaemenid , Movie , Esther


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Tomb of Esther, Jewish Persian Queen in hamadan, Iran which is visited by Jewish pilgrims. The Talmud lists Mordecai and his cousin Esther as prophets.Mordecai's genealogy in the second chapter of the Book of Esther.
Tags :Esther , Tomb , Hamedan , Achaemenid


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Cyrus The Great's Tomb in Pasargadae. It was under Cyrus The Great that the Persian Empire embraced all previous civilized states of the ancient Near East.
Tags :Cyrus , Tomb , Achaemenid , Pasargadae , Mausoleum


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Toy Persian Chariot. as an essential part of the Achaemenid warfare. Cyrus the Younger employed these chariots in large numbers. Herodotus mentions that the Libyans and the Indus satrapy supplied cavalry and chariots to Xerxes the Great's army.
Tags :Persian , Chariot , Achaemenid , Toy


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Achaemenid Administrative Tablet 1208-101 reads : And now Parnaka (Dariush's uncle) says: as the King ordered me, so I am ordering you: Give 100 goats to Dukshish Irtashduna, as ordered by the King."
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Inscription of Xerxes The Great in Van Citadel in Turkey on a smoothed section of the rock face, some 20 meters above the ground near the fortress. The niche was originally carved out by Xerxes' father Dariush the Great.
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A historical Perspolis column is used as a seat at the entrance of a mosque
Tags :Perspolis , Column , Seat , Achaemenid


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Hasanloo Golden Rhyton National Museum. The historical site called the Hasanloo Hill is located 9km NE the city of Naghadehand 13km SW of Urmia Lake. in a green area called Soldooz.The history of Hasanloo Hill goes back to 6000 B.C.
Tags :Golden , Rhyton , National , Museum , Achaemenid , Tehran , Hasanloo


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Twin Griffin Perspolis standing on a pedestal
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Embossed relief shows rebels brought to Dariush The Great in Bisotoun Inscription
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Persian Deity Shirzad half lion half human, and eagle.
Tags :Persian , Deity , Shirzad , Lion , Human , Eagle , Achaemenid


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One of tens of thousands of Achaemenid foundation Tablets (#040428) lent to the University of Chicago. These clay tablets depict inner workings of the administration of the ancient Persian Empire.
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An ivory relief sculpted in the 18th century shows Achaemenid Dariush III at Gaugamela battle lost to Macedonian Alexander in 331 B.C. New findings show that this battle was never fought, ending in peace because of a meteorite considered a divine sign.
Tags :Achaemenid , Dariush 3 , Gaugamela , Alexander


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An artist: probably Ostad Shakiba’s visualization of Achaemenid Princess Atoosa in all glory and style. Atoosa is seen wearing a crown; the other woman cannot take her eyes from her. Atoosa was the daughter of Cyrus the Great and wife of Dariush the Great
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Behistun Inscription shows Achaemenid king Dariush the Great putting his feet over the body of Bardia (Gaumata) or false Smerdis who was a magian claiming to be the brother of Cambyses. Other leaders of concurrent revolts are brought before him in chains.
Tags :Achaemenid , Dariush the Great , Bardia , Behistun Inscription , Gaumata , Chain


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The oldest known Persian Carpet ever found is the Pazyryk carpet carbon dated to Achaemenid era. Persian handmade carpets have always been an essential part of the Iranian lifestyle and culture although they are considered luxury in some other countries.
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The rebel leader Vahyazdata in Behistun Inscription. The relief shows that he was brought before Achaemenid king Dariush the Great in chains after he proclaimed king together with 9 other usurpers.Vahyazdata was a Persian nobleman in the army of Cambyses.
Tags :Achaemenid , Vahyazdata , Behistun Inscription , Relief , Chain


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Embossed image of God Faravahar in Perspolis
Tags :Embossed , Faravahar , Perspolis , Achaemenid , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Relief from Perspolis: A subject presents a horse, one of many artifacts cut and smuggled out of Iran. Currently kept in France
Tags :Relief , Present , Horse , Perspolis , Achaemenid , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Lamassu or Winged Bulls with human heads at the Gate of All Nations in Perspolis Xerxes, who built this structure, named it "The Gate of All Countries" according to engraved trilingual inscription above each of the four colossi .
Tags :Wing , Bull , Perspolis , Achaemenid , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh , Gate of All Nations


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Persian Soldier Fighting Beast Perspolis. It's been suggested that the male figure belongs to Artaxerxes as it is very similar to other visualizations of him.
Tags :Persian , Soldier , Fight , Beast , Perspolis , Achaemenid , Artaxerxes , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Toy Persian Cavalry
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Siege Tower Achaemenid 2500 Celebrations
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Cube of Zoroaster is a nice building from Acaemenid era in Naghshe Rostam. The Zoroaster Temple is also known to be the tomb of Smerdis.The structure was once an eternal flame memorial to the emperors whose tombs are located a few meters away.
Tags :Zoroaster , Cube , Naghsh Rostam , Achaemenid , Cube of Zoroaster , Zarathustra , Smerdis , Ka'ba-ye Zartosht


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Arian Apadana Perspolis
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Artaxerxes III Chariot Coin.Artaxerxes 3 of Persia (ca. 425 BC – 338 BC) was the Great King (Shah) of Persia and the eleventh Emperor of the Achaemenid Empire, as well as the first Pharaoh of the 31st dynasty of Egypt.
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Achaemenid Dynasty royal family tree
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Achaemenid Soldier, an artistic rendering by Iman Maleki, an Iranian Realist painter. Maleki studied, from 1995, at the Fine Arts Faculty of University of Tehran, from where he graduated in Graphic Design in 1999.
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Embossed relief of Dariush The Great accepting representatives from alll parts of Achaemenid Empire In Perspolis
Tags :Dariush , Embossed , Perspolis , Achaemenid , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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A well preserved relief from Farvahar, Zoroastrian deity in Persepolis. Faravahar ‘s figure incorporates both "Sepanta Minu," the symbol of goodness and "Ankareh Minu," the symbol of wickedness, as a very basic of Persian dualism.
Tags :Relief , Faravahar , Perspolis , Achaemenid , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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Tents erected in the back of Persepolis ruins during 2500 Years Celebrations in 1971 —designed to remind the world that Shah ruled Persia with the extravagance of a modern-day Xerxes or Dariush.
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Shirzad Lion Human Eagle Perspolis Deity
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Shirzad Lion Human Eagle Perspolis Ruins. it's quite different from the Greek chimera whcih is a mythological she-monster with a goat's body and a lion's head and a snake's tail.
Tags :Shirzad , Lion , Human , Eagle , Perspolis , Ruin , Achaemenid , Deity , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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#Pasargadae, Tomb of Cyrus the Great founder of #Iran. In 539 BC, after liberation of Babylonians, followed Cyrus' liberal help for the return of Jews who were displaced and held slaves.
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Ganjnameh Xerxes Inscriptions Hamedan
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Golden Rhyton Hamedan Museum. A rhyton is a a drinking-horn, a container from which fluids were intended to be drunk, or else poured in some ceremony.
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Embossed Achaemenid spearman with embossed cuneiform in Takhtejamshid (Perspolis)
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One of Column Heads from Perspolis
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Perspolis Gate of all Nations
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Perspolis Entrance Stairs
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Artaxerxes II Tomb
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Artaxerxes III Tomb
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Restoration efforts on the Cyrus Mausoleum Pasargadae
Tags :Cyrus , Mausoleum , Pasargadae , 2007 , Achaemenid , Great



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Remaining of a statue from Artaxerxes III Ochus Achaemenid
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The Cylinder of Cyrus The Great on display in British Museum
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Embossed rosace as column head in Apadana palace in Susa
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Dariush I or II Golden Bowl
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Apadana Susa East Stairways
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Flying Bull Mosaic Susa
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Twin Sphinx Mosaic Susa
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Prophet Danial Mausoleum in Susa : Daniel became famous for interpreting dreams and rose to become one of the most important figures in the royal court and lived well into the reign of the Achaemenid Empire.
Tags :Prophet , Mausoleum , Susa , Religion , Khuzestan , Prophet Daniel , Achaemenid


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Cyrus The Great Cylinder which is believed to be the first charter of human rights is on display British Museum, 2009
Tags :Cyrus , Cylinder , British , Museum , Human Rights , Achaemenid , Cyrus The Great , British Museum


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Inscription of Achaemenid king Xerxes in Van-Turkey in 1973
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Statue of a Dog made of black marble from Achaemenid Perspolis now sitting guard at the Iran Baastan museum in Tehran. All items in Ancient Iran Museum are found in different parts of Iran and the exact place and date of their discovery is known.
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Cyrus (Kurosh) of Anshan Seal, son of Teispes
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A drawing shows Achaemenid Cyrus The Great taking Babylon
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The bust of Parthian Queen Musa, Italian wife of Farhad IV wearing both a seleucid diadem and achaemenid Tiara at the Iran Bastaan (ancient) Museum. The beautiful lady was also known as the goddess of welfare and victory (Tyche) .
Tags :Parthian , Queen , Musa , Bust , Achaemenid , Tiara


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Pasargadae Royal Palace is located 1300m NW of the tomb of Cyrus The Great. The 3192 m.sq infrastructure shows a central hall and two terraces on east and west side with openings to the Royal Garden and waterfront, it must have been a beautiful landscape.
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Pasargadae's Public Palace was separated from private palaces and was used when king accepted people representatives. Built on 2472 m.sq. with a 705 m. sq. hall in the middle. Only one of the eight main 13.1 m. columns of this hall is available now.
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Pasargadae Stone Tower AKA Solomon Prison. It's believed to be the tomb of Cambyses of which only one 14m wall has been reconstructed similar to the Cube of Zoroaster in Naghshe Rostam. Some believe this building was the treasury or fire temple.
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The Throne Hill (Talletakht) also known as the throne of Solomon's mother is 6000 m.sq. built on a natural hill stands 50m above ground and has a view of the entire iPasargadae historical site. It was primary built by Cyrus The Great (559-529 BC).
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Achaemenid Xerxes Tomb in Naghshe Rostam is the first of four tombs 23m high and 19m width shaped as a cross. On the top side, the image of the king is seen in front of Ahoura Mazda and Eternal Fire.
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Achaemenid Dariush The Great Tomb in Naghshe Rostam is the second of four tombs 23m high and 19m width shaped as a cross. On the top side, the image of the king is seen in front of Ahoura Mazda and Eternal Fire.
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Achaemenid Artaxerxes I Tomb in Naghshe Rostam is the third from right of the four tombs 23m high and 19m width shaped as a cross. On the top side, the image of the king is seen in front of Ahoura Mazda and Eternal Fire.
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Achaemenid Dariush II Tomb in Naghshe Rostam is the last from right of the four tombs 23m high and 19m width shaped as a cross. On the top side, the image of Dariush II is seen in front of Ahoura Mazda and Eternal Fire.
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Pasargadae: Pine trees decorate the road that leads to Cyrus The Great Tomb Jan, 2010. Cyrus the great was the founder of Iran and the Achaemenid dynasty
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Pasargadae Cyrus The Great Tomb, Nemati's rendering of the king lying in peace under the Stars. Achaemenid Cyrus was the founder of Iran.
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Achaemenid era Persepolis stairs Representatives of 28 nations are waiting in line to present their Gifts to the Shahanshah (king of kings). In the Achaemenid empire all people were free to exercise their own religion an culture.
Tags :Perspolis , Achaemenid , Representative , Gift , Stairways , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh


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The Tomb of Cyrus The Great, founder of Achaemenid Empire and Iran in the Meadows Pasargadae,Fars province 2004
Tags :Achaemenid , Cyrus The Great , Tomb , Meadow , Mausoleum , Pasargadae , Fars


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Replica of Achaemenid artifacts part of the ambiance at Dariush Hotel in Kish Island. The 5 star hotel has 168 rooms.
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Tehran,2009: A replica of an Achaemenid Soldier's Bust decorates a window shop at Paytakht computer center. Despite constant pressure by several invaders throughout history, Iranians stick to their history and have kept their original culture alive.
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Naghshe Rostam Zarathustra Cube or Cube of Zoroaster.Naqsh-e Rostam is an archaeological site located about 12 km northwest of Persepolis, in Fars province, Iran. Naqsh-e Rostam lies a few hundred meters from Naqsh-e Rajab.
Tags :Naghsh Rostam , Zarathustra , Cube , Achaemenid , Cube of Zoroaster , 2010


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An Achaemenid Golden Bust with a height of 11.3 cm, is one of numerous artifacts smuggled to Europe. Fortunately, this one ended up at British Museum. With a dazzling craftsmanship, the figure seems to belong to a religious or imperial person.
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A painting in a church in Lambrechtshagen / Germany features prophet Daniel sitting near Lions while the Achaemenid king Dariush (Darius the Mede) is watching from the terrace.Darius the Mede is a biblical person in the Book of Daniel, Chapters 6-9.
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Embossed figure of a Sagartian subject presenting a Gift at the stairs of Perspolis, the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire. Sagartia was a Satrapy until they revolted in 522 and became a subordinate of Drangians.
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Chicago University staffs pose as inspecting one of tens of thousands of Achaemenid Foundation Tablet lent in 1937. Unfortunately, even after 73 years, a comprehensive digital catalog of this world heritage has not been prepared to be used by researchers.
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Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during a ceremony at the Ancient Iran Museum of Tehran comments on the Cyrus Cylinder, an artifact from Achaemenid king Cyrus the Great, known to be the first chapter of human rights in history.
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Achaemenian era golden Rhyton shaped like a lion-head at the Metropolitan Art Museum. The ceremonial cup with the animal figure at a right angle to the cup invisibly joined by brazing demonstrates superb technical skill.
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A beautiful picture of Perspolis at Sunset. This Palace Complex of 33 acres was originally founded by Darius the Great in 514 BC, who made it the ceremonial capital of Persia, replacing Pasargadae; covering an extensive area comprising colossal buildings,
Tags :Perspolis , Sunset , Takht-e Jamshid , Parseh , Achaemenid



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