A small section of the Achaemenid Palaces of Darius in Susa, Persia, constructed by Babylonian craftsmen when Babylon was part of the world's first true empire.
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Persian Empire 500 BC
Persepolis: The magnificent palace complex at Persepolis was founded by Darius the Great around 518 B.C.
Xerxes the Great with Queen Esther - yes you are in the top.
The Windcatchers of Persia. These structures have been used as ventilation/cooling systems for thousands of years. (via Kuriositas)
Achaemenid Dynasty ancient Persia. Gold Earing with inlays of turquoise, carnelian, and lapis lazuli, 5th-4th Century BCE.
Another great piece posted by Ancient Persia, also from the Achaemenid Period (550-330 BC), with the figure of a bearded cow.
⚓ JEWELRY V ⚓
The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Smithsonian's museums of Asian art.
Dz. PERSIAN ALBUM
Waldorf ~ Ancient Persia ~ Map ~ main lesson book
AGE 11: Ancient Persia Myths