Queen Kasandan

Queen Kasandan

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The Hyrcanian Golden cup. Dated first half of first millennium, Persia

myancientworld: “ Achaemenid golden bowl with lion imagery. The Achaemenid Empire, also known as the First Persian Empire, was founded by Cyrus the Great in who overthrew the Median.

A depiction of Cyrus the Great, Achaemenid Empire, Persia, 550–336 BCE

Cyrus Achaemenid King of Iran. In scope and extent his achievements ranked far above that of the Macedonian king, Alexander who was to demolish the country in the but failed to provide any stable alternative. —Charles Freeman in 'The Greek Achievement'

Faravahar at Behistun, Achaemenid Persian Empire, Persia 550 BCE–336 BCE

The Gutian dynasty came to power in Mesopotamia around 2150 BC (short chronology), by destabilising Akkad, according to the Sumerian kinglist at the end of the reign of king Ur-Utu (or Lugal-melem) of Uruk. They reigned for perhaps around one century

Spoon and fork, Persia, Sassanid Empire from AD 224 to AD 651

Spoon and fork, Persia, Sassanid Empire from AD 224 to AD 651