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Naqsh-e Rustam Engraving

Related to Marvdasht city (located in Fars province)
Naqsh-e Rustam (meaning Throne of Rustam) is located approximately 5 km (3 miles) to the northwest of Persepolis, the capital of the former Achaemenid (Persian) Empire.

In the same direction as the historical site of Naghsh-e-Rajab and at the termination of the Haji-Abad Mountain, there are many historical ruins belonging to the Achaemanian, ...
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Naqsh-e Rustam Engraving - Marvdasht
One of the most spectacular and awe-inspiring ancient sites of the Achaemenid Empire
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Naqsh-e Rustam Engraving - Marvdasht
One of the most spectacular and awe-inspiring ancient sites of the Achaemenid Empire
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Naqsh-e Rustam Engraving - Marvdasht
The complex has been somewhat overshadowed by the nearby ancient capital of Persepolis, but this royal necropolis does stand out as a magnificent example of ancient Persian architecture and art.
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Naqsh-e Rustam Engraving - Marvdasht
Naghshe Rustam complex is within a 6-kilometer distance to Persepolis and is located in Haji Abad Mountains.
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Naqsh-e Rustam Engraving - Marvdasht
Some of the greatest kings of Achaemenid’s tombs are in Naghshe Rustam. Xerxes (Khashayar Shah) (486 to 445 B.C.), Darius I (522 to 486 B.C.), Ardashir I (465 to 424 B.C.), and Darius II (424 to 405 B.C.) tombs are located in Naghshe Rostam.
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Naqsh-e Rustam Engraving - Marvdasht
It is within a 6-kilometer distance to Persepolis. Naghshe Rustam is a magnificent complex that has saved three eras of history. Including the Elamite gods, the mausoleum of Achaemenid kings, and carvings of Sasanian kings. This is definitely one of the most invaluable wealth of Iranian heritage.
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Naqsh-e Rustam Engraving - Marvdasht
The spectacular rock tombs at Naqsh-e Rostam are a must-see. Hewn out of a cliff high above the ground, the four tombs are believed to be those of Darius II, Artaxerxes I, Darius I and Xerxes I (from left to right facing the cliff), although historians are still debating this. The seven Sassanian stone reliefs cut into the cliff depict vivid scenes of imperial conquests and royal ceremonies signboards below each relief give a detailed description in English.
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Naqsh-e Rustam Engraving - Marvdasht
It is within a 6-kilometer distance to Persepolis. Naghshe Rustam is a magnificent complex that has saved three eras of history. Including the Elamite gods, the mausoleum of Achaemenid kings, and carvings of Sasanian kings. This is definitely one of the most invaluable wealth of Iranian heritage.
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Naqsh-e Rustam Engraving - Marvdasht
The carving of the king with an arc in the hand is visible on top of the platform. This arc is a symbol of strength.
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Naqsh-e Rustam Engraving - Marvdasht
An inscription by Darius I, from c.490 BCE, generally referred to as the "DNa inscription" in scholarly works, appears in the top left corner of the facade of his tomb. It mentions the conquests of Darius I and his various achievements during his life. Its exact date is not known, but it can be assumed to be from the last decade of his reign.
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Naqsh-e Rustam Engraving - Marvdasht
The Naqsh-e Rustam site was already in use prior to the arrival of the Achaemenids, as evidenced in one pre-Achaemenid (possibly Elamite) relief and a number of old graves.
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Naqsh-e Rustam Engraving - Marvdasht
Naqsh-e Rustam is an impressive necropolis that stands as a reminder of the once famous and powerful Achaemenid Persian Empire, which thrived between 500 BC and 330 BC when it was defeated by Alexander the Great.
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Naqsh-e Rustam Engraving - Marvdasht
Naqsh-e Rustam is an impressive necropolis that stands as a reminder of the once famous and powerful Achaemenid Persian Empire, which thrived between 500 BC and 330 BC when it was defeated by Alexander the Great.
Necropolis Shiraz,Naghsh-e Rostam,Naqsh Rustam,نقش رستم,نکروپولیس,naghsrustam,nagshrostam,نقشرستم,مرودشت,پرسپولیس,persepolis,perspolis,fars province,استان فارس
Naqsh-e Rustam Engraving - Marvdasht
Naqsh-e Rustam is one of the most spectacular and awe-inspiring ancient sites of the Achaemenid Empire, consisting of the colossal tombs of Persian kings dating back to the first millennium BC.
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