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Sasanian Empire  -  Ardeshir Babakan and Ahuramazda at Naqsh Rajab, Iran.

Sasanian Empire - Ardeshir Babakan and Ahuramazda at Naqsh Rajab, Iran.

Persepolis – The Apadana, Persepolis & Pasargadae, Iran

Persepolis – The Apadana, Persepolis & Pasargadae, Iran

Sasanian Empire - Rock Reliefs in Tang-e Chowgan Gorge, Bishapur (241-272). The third relief at Bishapur's Tang-e Chowgan has five horizontal registers. Like reliefs one and two, it was made by the Sasanian king Shapur I (241-272).

Sasanian Empire - Rock Reliefs in Tang-e Chowgan Gorge, Bishapur The third relief at Bishapur's Tang-e Chowgan has five horizontal registers. Like reliefs one and two, it was made by the Sasanian king Shapur I Iran.

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Persepolis in Shiraz

Persepolis - the capital of the Persian Empire. It was sanctioned by Cyrus the Great.

Future trip/ Comeback tour ~ Persepolis, Iran Would love to check out the legacy of Persia (present day Iran) - ancient culture (tick), the throne of Solomon (tick) and the city of Persepolis (tick), probably great food too

Persepolis (Old-Persian: Pārśapura) 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.

Persepolis (Old-Persian: Pārśapura) 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.

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salahmah: “ Iran Persian imperial tomb… a sight along the silk road ”

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