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L – R: Ancient Achaemenian Median and Persian Soldiers Imperial Iranian Achaemenian Median Archer (Left) salutes the Persian Officer (Right) Hand on the shoulder means our allegiances and loyalty is with you. This was how warriors shown loyalty to their commanding officers.

L – R: Ancient Achaemenian Median and Persian Soldiers Imperial Iranian Achaemenian Median Archer (Left) salutes the Persian Officer (Right) Hand on the shoulder means our allegiances and loyalty is with you. This was how warriors shown loyalty to their commanding officers.

Relief of a Persian servant. Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Achaemenid, 550-331 B.C.

Relief of a Persian servant. Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Achaemenid,

Relief of Xerxes from Persepolis

Xerxes relief from Persepolis Palace. Xerxes is the Biblical Ahasuerus (Ezra WEEK 18

the Lamassu.  The Lamassu were human headed winged bulls, sometimes with the paws of a lion, which were considered guardian figures to the king.

this is from Iran ,Perspolis . the Lamassu. The Lamassu were human headed winged bulls, sometimes with the paws of a lion, which were considered guardian figures to the king.

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# The Bas-Relief of Darius the Great's Nowruz Audience, known as Treasury Relief.

- ‘I’ll give you a flower if you stroke my beard …’ - 'Deal’ (Detail of a bas-relief at Apadana, Persepolis, Iran) #iran #iranian #persia #persian #achaemenid #persianempire #persepolis

- ‘I’ll give you a flower if you stroke my beard …’ - 'Deal’ (Detail of a bas-relief at Apadana, Persepolis, Iran) #iran #iranian #persia #persian #achaemenid #persianempire #persepolis

Achaemenid Soldier. Сверх анаксарид и кафтан охрана царя надевала лёгкий греч/близкий к греч. Хитон

This is the Achaemenid clothing not like the ones in the 300 movie . Pics in: Persepolis- Marvdasht- Siraz- Fars- Iran Achaemenid clothing

The Black, White, and Mulatto people of the Persian Empire,An Authentic Parshuwan/Mada Persian-Medean delegate.

The Black, White, and Mulatto people of the Persian Empire,An Authentic Parshuwan/Mada Persian-Medean delegate.

The ancient Near East was the home of early civilizations within a region roughly corresponding to the modern Middle East: Mesopotamia (modern Iraq, southeast Turkey, southwest Iran, northeastern Syria and Kuwait),[1] ancient Egypt, ancient Iran (Elam, Media, Parthia and Persia), Anatolia/Asia Minor and Armenian Highlands (Turkey's Eastern Anatolia Region, Armenia, northwestern Iran, southern Georgia, and western Azerbaijan),[2] the Levant (modern Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Israel, and…

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MEDIAN EMPIRE - The Apadana Palace, northern stairway (detail) - ancient Century BCE bas-relief shows a Mede soldier in traditional Mede costume (behind Persian soldier)

The Apadana Palace, Persepolis (Iran), northern stairway
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