Preliminary draft release. Additional documentation is forthcoming



'Frātarakā Temple'

Limestone plaques inscribed with names of Greek divinities

Five grey limestone plaques inscribed, respectively, with the names of Zeus Megistos, Apollo, Helios, Artemis, Athena Basileia. 'Frātarakā (or Frātadarā) Temple'. Pārseh (Persepolis), Fārs ... Read more

Taḵt-e Jamšid (Persepolis terrace)

DPe inscription of Darius I

Old Persian inscription (DPe) of the Achaemenid monarch Darius I (522-486 BC) on the southern wall of the Persepolis terrace. Pārseh (Persepolis), Fārs province, Iran. Ca. 500 BC. ... Read more

The Apadāna coins

A find of 13 coins compising gold 'Croeseids' and archaic silver issues of Abdera, Aegina and Cypriot cities. Apadāna foundation deposits, Taḵt-e Jamšid (lit. 'Throne of Jamšid'). Pārseh ( ... Read more

Stone panel with scene of contest between Heracles and Apollo

Seven fragments of a limestone panel decorated with a scene of contest between Heracles and Apollo. 'Treasury' building, Taḵt-e Jamšid (lit. 'Throne of Jamšid'). Pārseh (Persepolis), Fārs province ... Read more

Relief fragment with Greek graffiti

Greek graffiti on a fragment of a shoe from a relief representation of the Achaemenid ruler Darius I. Palace of Darius I (Tačara), Taḵt-e Jamšid (lit. "Throne of Jamšid"). Pārseh (Persepolis), ... Read more