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Ruines de Persepolis - Double griffon

Ruines de Persepolis - Double griffon

Persian Ruins, Persepolis, Iran  What a great photo!

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Persepolis, Iran – Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date from aroun

Achaemenid Gryphon, Persepolis, Iran:  Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BC).

A bird hovers around an Achaemenid era Gryphon (the First Persian Empire, circa 550 BC) Persepolis, Iran

Persepolis - Iran. Founded c500 BC, Persopolis was the capital of the Achaemenian Empire. It was sacked by Alexander the Great in 330 BC, after which it declined and was abandoned. The ruined city survives on a vast platform with doorways, columns and flights of steps. Bas reliefs show trees and other plants.

Founded BC, Persopolis was the capital of the Achaemenian Empire. It was sacked by Alexander the Great in 330 BC, after which it declined and was abandoned.

Persepolis, Iran - Persepolis, literally 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

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

Persepolis, Iran

Achaemenids (Persepolis) - Frieze with Immortals in the wall of Apadana, Persepolis.

Persepolis, Iran,  Photograph by James Blair,    The ancient city of Persepolis in modern-day Iran was one of four capitals of the sprawling Persian Empire. Built beginning around 520 B.C., the city was a showcase for the empire. Persian rule lasted from about 550 B.C. until 330 B.C.

The ancient city of Persepolis (Iran) in modern-day Iran was one of four capitals of the sprawling Persian Empire. Built beginning around 520 B., the city was a showcase for the empire's staggering wealth, with grand architecture

Ruins of Persepolis, Iran, circa 1923.

Ruins of Persepolis, Iran, circa 1923

didoofcarthage: “ “Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Gate of All Lands, Colossal Sculptures Depicting Heads of a Bull: View before Excavation, Looking North-East” glass negative Freer and Sackler Archives ”

Aerial view of the ruins at Persepolis. Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BC). Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date from around 515 BCE.

ARCHITECTURE: Aerial view of the ruins at Persepolis. Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran.

Persian Column, Persepolis, Shiraz city in Iran

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Persepolis, Iran

Persepolis, Iran