Marlic gold cup, norther Iran, Gilan, ca 1000 BC. جام طلایی مارلیک، شمال ایران، حدود ۱۰۰۰ پیش از میلاد با شمایل دو ردیف بز کوهی by:Virtual Museum of Iran Art / موزه مجازی هنر ایران (page on facebook).
Amazing 4,200 yr-old Silver cups with linear-Elamite inscription showing Elamite ladies in Elamite style dress; discovered in Marvdasht, Pars Provinc. circa Late 2200 BC, Elamite - IRAN. (National Museum of Iran) جامهای نقره با نقش بانوی عیلامی،از دوره عیلامی کهن IranologySociety.
This is a representation of an Achaemenian Persian Immortal wearing the Anatolian style armor. Persian Immortals used many different styles of weapons and Shields. In this case, we see the small round hoplon style shield, made of wood lamenant, covered in fabric, the Immortal is using a Sagaris battle axe and wearing the famous tiara Scythian style headress. This particular Persian Immortal is representative of those who fought in the Persians Wars of King Darius and King Xerxes.
Iranian Military Uniforms Pictorial History 2: Achaemenian Persian
Achaemenian Infantry Forces L – R: Achaemenian Persian Standard Bearer, Persian Immortal Spearman and Median Archer
"Ahurani's themes are luck, health, longevity, harvest and fertility. Her symbol is water. Persians invoked Ahurani for prosperity, growth, fertility and insight through water libations, and we can do likewise. Her companion, Ahura Mazda, is the Lord of Wisdom and helps us distinguish good from evil. People in Iran welcome the new year over thirteen…
Shahbanu Azadeh of Bahramiyan Eranshar (Sassanid) by Gambargin on DeviantArt
"Through the purifying eternal flame, we shall cleanse the world of all that is unholy. Our Shahanshah has spoken, his will shall be done" concept drawi... Shahbanu Azadeh of Bahramiyan Eranshar (Sassanid)
The most notorious piece mentioned is a 7th century (1600s) Iranian silver griffin-shaped rython, a ceremonial drinking vessel. Widely considered the premier griffin of antiquity, it was looted from Kamalkarra Cave, in the western highlands of Iran between1989 and 1992.
The agate seal of belonging to the sassanian queen of shahpur III, 383-388 AD, french national heritage museum . مهر عقیق با شمایل ملکه شاهپور سوم ساسانی، ۳۸۳تا ۳۸۸ میلادی، موزه میراث ملی، فرانسه
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