Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute
Persepolis Expedition, Cornerstone 12
III: Events
Inscribed gold cornerstone tablet found with a silver companion piece in a limestone box which was excavated from the foundation of Darius's palace by workmen of 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; 16.3 x 11.5 cm
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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