Persepolis stone fragments being documented, preserved for future generations; Tehran Times — All About World Heritage Sites

Photo: Tehran Times The second phase of a massive documentation project has commenced in the UNESCO-registered Persepolis to collect, classify, restore and preserve stone fragments scattered across the once ceremonial capital of Achaemenid kings for future generations. Source: Persepolis stone fragments being documented, preserved for future generations

Persepolis stone fragments being documented, preserved for future generations; Tehran Times — All About World Heritage Sites

Iran’s cultural heritage reflects the grandeur of the golden age of the Persian empire — Delving into History ® _ periklis deligiannis

Republication from    theconversation.com/ By Eve MacDonald Lecturer in Ancient History, Cardiff University . It’s simply not possible to do justice to the value of Iran’s cultural heritage – it’s a rich and noble history that has had a fundamental impact on the world through art, architecture, poetry, in science and technology, medicine, philosophy and […]

Iran’s cultural heritage reflects the grandeur of the golden age of the Persian empire — Delving into History ® _ periklis deligiannis

Der Glanz von Persepolis

Once the stunning capital of the Persian Empire (also known as the Achaemenid Empire), Persepolis was lost to the world for almost nineteen hundred years, buried in the dirt of southwestern Iran until the 17th century. Founded in 518 BC by Darius I of the Persian Empire, Persepolis (called Parsa by the native Persians) lasted only a…

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