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may 16, 489 BC - Audience Hall (apadana) of Darius and Xerxes

Description:

520-465 BCE
Limestone
Persepolis, Iran

Known for monumental architecture at this time.

Persian kings established monumental centers like Persepolis.

Achaemenid Empire - First Persian Empire; founded by Cyrus the Great.

Persian kings employed art and architecture to craft messages that helped to reinforce their claims to power and depict, iconographically, Persian rule.

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Date:

may 16, 489 BC
Now
~ 2509 years ago

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