Bisitun Inscriptions

photograph, public domain, from wikimedia commons

This photograph shows an angle of the Bisitun Inscriptions as they were carved into the rockface of Mount Bisitun in the Kermanshah Province of Iran by order of Darius I (reigned 522-486 B.C.E.).


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