Monday, January 2, 2017

Persepolis, 1923

Photographs of Persepolis in Iran taken by Ernst Herzfeld prior to the excavations of 1923-1924, now in the Freer Sackler. Above, view of the main approach to the complex and the ceremonial stairway.

Two views of the ceremonial stairway.

Main gate.

Palace of Darius.

Winged symbol of Ahuramazda, the Lord of Light

Council Hall


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