Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute
Persepolis Expedition, Cornerstone 2
III: Events
Inscribed silver and gold cornerstone tablets in a limestone box excavated from the foundation of Darius's palace (pit, foreground) by the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute Expedition at Persepolis.
Darius I, King of Persia, 548-485 BCE | Inscriptions | Palaces--Iran | Cornerstones | Tablets (Information artifacts) | Excavations (Archaeology)--Iran
Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
Photographic prints; 11.4 x 16.0 cm
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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