Palace of Darius in Susa

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Carole Raddato
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published on 05 May 2019
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The foundations of the Palace of Darius the Great at Susa (Iran), the capital of Elam and of the Achaemenid Empire. The palace was built on a 12-hectare (29.6 acres) artificial platform and occupied five hectares (12.3 acres). It consisted of the Apadana (audience hall) and the royal residence organized around three courtyards.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, May 05). Palace of Darius in Susa. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10552/palace-of-darius-in-susa/

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