Iran: Persepolis

Remains of Apadana Palace
It used to be the hall where Achaemenid kings received delegations

Xerxes' Gateway
(Gate of All Nations)

Eagle-headed griffin statue



Zoroastrian deity Ahura Mazda

Grafitti from one century ago

Darius' treasury
When Alexander looted it, he needed 3000 camels

Naqsh-e Rostam
Tombs of Darius I, Artaxerxes I, Xerxes I and Darius II

Detail of relief at Naqsh-e Rostam