Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute
Persepolis Expedition, Tablets 1
III: Events
Seven stone tablets, inscribed by order of Xerxes I, King of Persia 2,420 years ago found by excavators of the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute in an army garrison near the palace at Persepolis.
Xerxes I, King of Persia, 519-465 or 4 BCE | Clay tablets | Military architecture--Iran | Inscriptions | Excavations (Archaeology)--Iran
Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
Photographic prints; 11.7 x 15.3 cm
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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