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The Palace of Darius at Susa - a book by Perrot, Jean

The Palace of Darius at Susa

The Great Royal Residence of Achaemenid Persia

The Palace of Darius at Susa( )
Author: Perrot, Jean
Editor: Perrot, Jean
Introduction by: Curtis, John
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $120.00
Book Description:

The palace complex of the Persian King Darius I, the Great (522-486 BCE), provides unique evidence of the sophistication of Achaemenid architecture and construction. This palace, built 2500 years ago in western Iran, lay at the centre of the Persian Empire that stretched from the Nile and the Aegean to the Indus Valley. First rediscovered in 1851, the palace of Darius was partly excavated over the next century. But it was only field research between 1969 and 1979 by the noted...
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Detailed Subjects: Architecture / Buildings / General
Social Science / Archaeology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.28 x 12.18 x 2.01 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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