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Persepolis, Iran - Persepolis, meaning "city of Persians", was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of city of Shiraz in Fars Province in Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date back to 515 BCE Ancient Near East, Ancient Ruins, Ancient History, Art History, Ancient Architecture, Art And Architecture, Shiraz Iran, Teheran, Achaemenid

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Persepolis ruins in Iran are the incredible remnants of the ancient Persian empire visited on many of our Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Civilizations, Ancient Ruins, Ancient History, Perse Antique, Naher Osten, Cyrus The Great, Achaemenid, Iran Travel

Construction on the ancient "City of the Persians," or Persepolis, began around 518 B.C.E. on a site chosen by Darius I from lands conquered by Cyrus the Great. It took over 100 years to build and was one of the most magnificent cities in the ancient world. Persepolis is located 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of present day Iran.

“Statue of Cyrus the Great, Shiraz (Iran) Cyrus II the Great - 530 BC) was an Achaemenid king of Persia (circa BC) and the founder of the Achaemenid Persian Empire. He extended his dominion over the central plateau of Iran and much of Mesopotamia” Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Art History, Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Civilizations, Perse Antique, Naher Osten, Achaemenid, Ancient Persian

Matériel: Dark Grey Limestone Relief Période: Heure de Darius I Date: 522-486 av. JC. Site: Ancien Persépolis. l'Iran Chambre d'accueil du Trésor de Darius Hauteur: 8,25 pieds