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Facade of the palace of Darius, Persepolis.

Image ID: 1619719

Facade of the palace of Darius, Persepolis. (1904)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Facade of the palace of Darius, Persepolis.

Published Date

: 1904

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 12.5 x 15.3 cm.


: Damage to corners and horizontal crease on image. Note 2.) The palace of king Darius I the Great in Persepolis was begun by him but was completed after his death in 486 by his son and successor Xerxes. The palace was the seat of government for the Achaemenian kings and used for receptions and ceremonial festivities. The palaces were looted and burned by Alexander the Great in 331-330 B.C.

Original Source

: From History of Egypt from 330 B.C. to the present time. (London The Grolier Society 1904) Rappoport, Angelo Solomon, Author.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Architecture -- Ancient -- A-Z

Source Description

: 1 folder (20 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1619719

Record ID

: 1760979

Digital Item Published

: 4-18-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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