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Achaemenid Collection

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: The Battle of Issus

The Battle of Issus. Scene of the battle between Alexander the Great of Macedonia and the Achaemenid king Darius III

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Leonidas I (died 480 BC). King of Sparta. Monument in Spart

Leonidas I (died 480 BC). King of Sparta. Monument in Spart
Leonidas I (died 480 BC). Also known as Leonidas the Brave was a Greek hero-king of Sparta, the 17th of the Agiad line King of Sparta[

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Cylinder of Cyrus the Great with text written in akkadian cu

Cylinder of Cyrus the Great with text written in akkadian cuneiform. Clay. Describes the conquest of Babylon in 539 BC and the capture of King Nabonidus by Cyrus the Great

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Audience of Darius I. Persian art

Audience of Darius I. Persian art
DARIUS I the Great (550 BC-486BC). Persian Emperor (522-486 BC) of the Achaemenid dynasty. Representation of the king on his throne during hearing with officers Medes. Treasury Hall of the palace

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: IRAN. Pasagarda. Tomb of Cyrus II the Great, founder

IRAN. Pasagarda. Tomb of Cyrus II the Great, founder of Persian Empire under the Achaemenid dynasty. Persian art. Achaemenid period. Architecture

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Costumes of the Achaemenid kings of Persia

Costumes of the Achaemenid kings of Persia
Costumes of the Achaemenid kings. King Cyrus the Great on his golden throne, King Xerxes I under parasol, Persian king riding a quadriga or four-horse chariot, and on a galley

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Entrance of King Cyrus of Persia into Babylon, 540BC

Entrance of King Cyrus of Persia into Babylon, 540BC
The triumphal entrance of King Cyrus of Persia into Babylon, 29 October 540BC. Solenne Pompa di Ciro in Babilonia. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Andrea Bernieri after the painting by Angelo

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Battle of Arbelas or Battle of Gaugamela - Jose del Castillo

Battle of Arbelas or Battle of Gaugamela - Jose del Castillo
Battle of Arbelas or Battle of Gaugamela (331 BC). Combat between Alexander the Great and the Persian King Darius III. Painting by Jose del Castillo (1737-1793). Detail

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Battle of Arbelas or Battle of Gaugamela (331 BC)

Battle of Arbelas or Battle of Gaugamela (331 BC). Combat between Alexander the Great and the Persian King Darius III. Painting by Jose del Castillo (1737-1793)

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: 5th Century BC 6th Achaemenid Dynasty Empire

5th Century BC 6th Achaemenid Dynasty Empire
5th, century, BC, 6th, Achaemenid, Dynasty, Empire, ancient, age, Archaeological, Site, Archaeology, archeological, site, archeology, Architecture, Art, carved, Cross, Darius, I, the, Great, II

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Doors, windows and walls of the Palace of Persepolis, Syria

Doors, windows and walls of the Palace of Persepolis, Syria
Doors, windows and walls in the ruins of the Palace of Persepolis, ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire, Syria. Porte, finestre, mura, del palazzo di Persepoli

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: View of the ruins of Persepolis or Chehel Minar

View of the ruins of Persepolis or Chehel Minar, capital of the Achaemenid Empire, Iran. Prospetto generale della rovine di Persepoli

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Sufi mystics of ancient Persia reading prayer books

Sufi mystics of ancient Persia reading prayer books
Sufi mystics of ancient Persian Zoroastrianism read prayer books under a thatched hut. I sofi. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Giovanni Antonio Sasso from Giulio Ferrarios Costumes Ancient

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Temple of Bacchus at Baalbek, Lebanon

Temple of Bacchus at Baalbek, Lebanon
View of the Temple of Bacchus within the Heliopolis, or Temple of Baalbek, Beqaa Valley, Lebanon. Elevazione del Tempio di Balbec

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Ruins of Persepolis, or Takht-e-Jamshid, capital

Ruins of Persepolis, or Takht-e-Jamshid, capital of the Achaemenid Empire. Illustration by Mounier from Guillaume-Antoine Oliviers Travels in the Ottoman Empire, Egypt and Persia, 1801

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Turkmenistan - Merv - The Carpet Market (Bazaar)

Turkmenistan - Merv - The Carpet Market (Bazaar)
Turkmenistan - The Carpet Market (Bazaar) - near the site of Ancient Merv, formerly Achaemenid Satrapy of Margiana, and later Alexandria

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Iran. Persepolis. Apadana

Iran. Persepolis. Apadana
Palace of Darius I. Apadana or Audience Hall. 6th c. BC. IRAN. FARS. Persepolis. Apadana or Audience Hall of Darius I. Persian art. Achaemenid period

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Darius I on his throne. Persian Art

Darius I on his throne. Persian Art
DARIUS I the Great (550 BC-486BC). Persian Emperor (522-486 BC) of the Achaemenid dynasty. Representation of the king on his throne. Persian art. Achaemenid period. Relief on rock. IRAN. Tehran

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Iran - Shush Castle - Susa

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

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Merv - Turkmenistan - Turkomen selling sweets at market

Merv - Turkmenistan - Turkomen selling sweets at market
Turkmenistan - Turkomen selling sweets at market andria and Antiochia in Margiana - a major oasis-city in Central Asia, on the historical Silk Road, located near todays Mary in Turkmenistan

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Alexander Sarcophagus. 4th century BC. Battle of Issus (333

Alexander Sarcophagus. 4th century BC. Battle of Issus (333
Alexander Sarcophagus. 4th century BC. Long side depicting Alexander fighting the Persians at the Battle of Issus (333 BC). Detail. Pentelic marble. From the Royal Necropolis of Sidon

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Iran. City of Persepolis. The Gate of all Nations or Xerxus

Iran. City of Persepolis. The Gate of all Nations or Xerxus Gateway. Detail Lamassu. Assyrian protective deity. Bulls body and humans head

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Persian art. Persepolis. Apadana. Palace of Darius I. Lion a

Persian art. Persepolis. Apadana. Palace of Darius I. Lion a
Persian art. Persepolis. Achaemenid period. Apadana Palace. First palace built under Darius I in the new capital, Persepolis. Stands decorated with reliefs. 6th century and 5th centuries BC

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Slab with relief of a male winged sphinx. 358-338 BC. Persep

Slab with relief of a male winged sphinx. 358-338 BC. Persep
Slab with relief of a male winged sphinx wearing divine horned head-dress. 358-338 BC. Originally part of the facade of the Palace G, built by King Artaxerxes III

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Iran. Persepolis. Palace of Darius I. Relief and cuneiform i

Iran. Persepolis. Palace of Darius I. Relief and cuneiform i
Palace of Darius I (522-486 BC). Reliefs of the outer wall of the staircase of the Apadana depicting In the center, cuneiform inscription describing the construction of a staircase in the Palace of

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Persepolis (Takht-e-Jamshid). Apadana Palace. Ruins. First

Persepolis (Takht-e-Jamshid). Apadana Palace. Ruins. First
Persian art. Achaemenid period. Apadana Palace. Ruins. First palace built under Darius I in the new capital, Persepolis. It stands on a plinth decorated with reliefs depicting the royal guard

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Persian Empire. Achaemenid period. Cuneiform writing. Palace

Persian Empire. Achaemenid period. Cuneiform writing. Palace
Persian Empire. Achaemenid period. Cuneiform writing on the wall of the Palace of Persepolis. 5th century B.C. Islamic Republic of Iran

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Persian-Achaemenid art. Iran. Gold rhyton decorated with a f

Persian-Achaemenid art. Iran. Gold rhyton decorated with a f
Persian-Achaemenid art. Islamic Republic of Iran. Gold rhyton decorated with a fantastic leonine creature. 5th Century BC. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York. United States

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Palace of Darius I. Apadana or Audience Hall. 6th

Palace of Darius I. Apadana or Audience Hall. 6th c. BC. IRAN. Persepolis. Detail of capital of column capital with protome bull shaped. High relief. Persian art. Achaemenid period. Sculpture on rock

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Tomb of Darius I the Great. 6th c. BC. IRAN. Persepolis

Tomb of Darius I the Great. 6th c. BC. IRAN. Persepolis. In the upper relief is represented the people who worship the god Ahura Mazda before the altar of fire. Persian art. Achaemenid period

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: The Tomb of Cyrus II the Great, King of Persia

The Tomb of Cyrus II the Great, King of Persia (559-529 BC). His full title was: " King of Kings of Persia, King of Aryavarta, King of Anshan, King of Media, King of Babylon

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: DARIUS I the Great (550 BC-486BC). Persian

DARIUS I the Great (550 BC-486BC). Persian
" DARIUS I " the Great" (550 BC-486BC). Persian Emperor (522-486 BC) of the Achaemenid dynasty. Darius the Great sitting on his throne. Persian art. Achaemenid period. Relief on rock

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: IRAN. Persepolis. Apadana or Audience Hall of

IRAN. Persepolis. Apadana or Audience Hall of Darius I.. Persian Guard (with cylindrical hat) and nobleman of the Medan court (round hat)

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Persian Soldiers with Shields

Persian Soldiers with Shields
Persian soldiers with shields. Relief of the northern stairs. IRAN. Persepolis. Palace of Darius. Persian art. Achaemenid

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Persian Art. Achaemenid Dynasty. Palace of Darius I. Detail

Persian Art. Achaemenid Dynasty. Palace of Darius I. Detail
Persian Art. Achaemenid Dynasty. Persepolis. Palace of Darius I (522-486 B.C.). Detail of a palaces gate built between 470-450 B.C

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Merv - Turkmenistan - Turkomen at market

Merv - Turkmenistan - Turkomen at market
Turkomen at a market near the site of Ancient Merv, formerly Achaemenid Satrapy of Margiana, and later Alexandria and Antiochia in Margiana - a major oasis-city in Central Asia

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Cube of Zoroaster. 5th century BC Achaemenid-era tower. Naqs

Cube of Zoroaster. 5th century BC Achaemenid-era tower. Naqsh-e Rustam. Zoroastrian religion. Iran

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Tomb of Artaxerxes I of Persia. Naqs-e Rustam. Iran

Tomb of Artaxerxes I of Persia. Naqs-e Rustam. Iran
Artaxerxes I. King of Persia (465 BC-424 BC). Tomb of the King at Naqs-e Rustam. Islamic Republic of Iran

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Persepolis. Relief of the stairs of the Apadana. Detail. Del

Persepolis. Relief of the stairs of the Apadana. Detail. Del
Persian Art. Achaemenid Empire (550-330 BC). Persepolis. Relief of the stairs of the Apadana. Detail. Delegation: Bactria offering

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Iran. Naqsh-e Rustam. Achaemenid tombs. Xerxes I (486-464 BC

Iran. Naqsh-e Rustam. Achaemenid tombs. Xerxes I (486-464 BC
Iran. Naqsh-e Rustam. Necropolis. Achaemenid tombs. Xerxes I (486-464 BC). Facade Tomb.Near Persepolis

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Iran. Persepolis. Palace of Darius I. Relief of the Apadana

Iran. Persepolis. Palace of Darius I. Relief of the Apadana
Palace of Darius I (522-486 BC). Reliefs of the outer wall of the staircase of the Apadana or Reception hall depicting Medas in procession up the stairs and carrying offerings. Persepolis

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Gold bowl and jar from Oxus Treasure. 5th-4th centuries BC

Gold bowl and jar from Oxus Treasure. 5th-4th centuries BC
Oxus Treasure. Gold bowls and jar. 5th-4th centuries BC. From Takht-i Kuwad, Tajikistan. British Museum. London. England. United Kingdom

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Gold amulet from Oxus Treasure. 5th-4th centuries BC

Gold amulet from Oxus Treasure. 5th-4th centuries BC
Oxus Treasure. Gold armlet with ends in the form of winged monsters with griffin head low relief. 5th-4th centuries BC. From Takht-i Kuwad, Tajikistan. British Museum. London. England. United Kingdom

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Persepolis (Takht-e-Jamshid). Throne Hall. Relief depicting

Persepolis (Takht-e-Jamshid). Throne Hall. Relief depicting
Persian art. Achaemenid period. 5th century B.C. Persepolis (Takht-e-Jamshid). Throne Hall or the Imperial Armys hall of honour, also called the Hundred-Columns Palace

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Persian Art. Achaemenid period. Persepolis. Griffin

Persian Art. Achaemenid period. Persepolis. Griffin
Persian Art. Achaemenid period. Persepolis (Takht-e-Jamshid). Capital with a griffin, dated during the reign of Xerxes (486-465 BC). In the background, the Gate of all Nations or Gate of Xerxes

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: IRAN. Persepolis. Apadana or Audience Hall of Darius

IRAN. Persepolis. Apadana or Audience Hall of Darius I. Cort觥 of Babylonians delivering to the king vases full of gold and silver. Decorations of the eastern side of the staircase

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: Tomb of Artaxerxes II. ca. 358 BC. IRAN. FARS

Tomb of Artaxerxes II. ca. 358 BC. IRAN. FARS. Naqsh-e Rustam. Artaxerxes II tomb. Persian art. Achaemenid period

Background imageAchaemenid Collection: IRAN. FARS. Naqsh-e Rustam. Necropolis with tombs

IRAN. FARS. Naqsh-e Rustam. Necropolis with tombs carved into the rock of the Achaemenid Persian kings Darius I, Xerxes I and Artaxerxes. Persian art. Achaemenid period. Architecture



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