Gift-Bearer from Persepolis

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 31 August 2017
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This limestone wall relief shows a man holding a gift for the king. The man wears the typical Persian garment. From Persepolis, the Palace Terrace of Darius I (521-486 BCE) or Xerxes I (485-465 BCE), modern-day Iran. (Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany)

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2017, August 31). Gift-Bearer from Persepolis. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7107/gift-bearer-from-persepolis/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Gift-Bearer from Persepolis." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 31, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7107/gift-bearer-from-persepolis/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Gift-Bearer from Persepolis." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 31 Aug 2017. Web. 05 Dec 2021.

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