Head of a lamassu from the Tripylon Persepolis

Persian Ceramics and other objects : National Museum Iran

Median Lion Strangler. Iran, Achaemenid, first half of 5th century.

Median Lion Strangler, BC Iran, Achamenid period, first half Century BC lapis lazuli

Head  Period: Neo-Babylonian Date: ca. late 8th–early 7th century B.C. Geography: Mesopotamia Culture: Babylonian Medium: Ceramic

Head Period: Neo-Babylonian Date: ca. late century B. Geography: Mesopotamia Culture: Babylonian Medium: Ceramic Dimensions: in. cm) [Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY, USA]

aradeia: “Fragment from an Achaemenid relief depicting a member of Darius or Xerxes’s royal guard, dating to 500 BCE. Found in Iran and currently located in the Hermitage Museum. ”

Relief fragment: Persian soldier from Darius or Xerxes’ royal guard Iran. 500 BC Limestone, x cm Candidate for a mold, rope for beard.

Митридат 6 - царь - его головной убор - в точности копирует одежду "золотого человека" из СКИФФИИ (Казахстан) Этот же самый - головной убор!!! King mithridates and Hercules - Google Search

An interesting relief at the ruins of Arsameia, the capital of the kingdom of Commagene in century BC. King Mithradates I Kallinikos of Commagene BC) dressed as the Zoroastrian Magi (left) shakes hands with the Greek god Hercules.

Column Capital in the form of a Man-Bull, Reign of Xerxes,486-465 BC, Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago

Column Capital in the form of a Man-Bull, Reign of BC, Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago

The lamassu, a human-headed winged lion; Neo-Assyrian Period. The first great Assyrian king was Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud.(r. 883–859 B.C.)

Human-headed winged lion (lamassu)

Human-headed winged lion (lamassu), b. Neo-Assyrian period, reign of Ashurnasirpal II Excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), northern Mesopotamia Alabaster (gypsum). i belive this is the one i saw at the British museum in London.

Persepolis Darius fighting the lyon, Persia / Iran

Darius the Great BCE) Under his reign, the Persian Empire reached the pinnacle of its power and the fullest extent of its size. His domain consisted of over 40 different ethnic tribes, and stretched from India to the Balkans covering almost thre

Era una ciudad con templos y palacios para eventos ceremoniales. Construida en el año 512 a.C. fue incendiada y arrasada por Alejandro Magno. Sus ruinas aún resisten el paso del tiempo.

Statue of a Bull in the ancient city of Persepolis (ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire), Persia

Head of a king, possibly Shapur III Sasanian of Iran, 4th century A.D.

Head of a king, possibly Shapur III Sasanian of Iran, century A.

Byblos, Lebanon. The city's Canaanite/Phoenician name (GBL, i.e. Gubal, Gebal, etc.) can be derived from GB, meaning "well" or "origin", and EL, the name of the supreme god of Byblos' pantheon.

Byblos, Lebanon. The city's Canaanite/Phoenician name (GBL, i.e. Gubal, Gebal, etc.) can be derived from GB, meaning "well" or "origin", and EL, the name of the supreme god of Byblos' pantheon.

بشقاب عهد ساسانیان  Silver gilded plate with a Sassanid Prince  Miho Museum,Japan

Large Plate with a Prince Holding a Mare Provenance Iran Period Persia, Sasanian period Century Materials Parcel gilded Silver Dimensions

Iranian Offering Bringer, circa 500 BC (Achaemenid), made of limestone.  A servant of the royal Achaemenid court at Persepolis ...

Iranian Offering Bringer, circa 500 BC (Achaemenid), made of limestone. “ A servant of the royal Achaemenid court at Persepolis (in present-day Iran) is shown carrying a covered vessel to the New.

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