cais1.gif (153930 bytes)

CAIS Persian Text.gif (34162 bytes)

CAIS

The Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies


 Persian Section.PNG (9914 bytes)


Home


About CAIS


Articles


Daily News


News Archive


Announcements


CAIS Seminars


Image Library


Copyright


Disclaimer


Submission


Search


Contact Us


Links


Facebook-Button.jpg (107165 bytes)



 

Achaemenid Museum Opens in Persepolis

 

23 May 2002

 


TEHRAN- The minister of culture and Islamic guidance attended the opening ceremony of the Achaemenid Museum in the Persepolis Complex on May 17.

Daggers, stone dishes, golden furniture, gold and zinc door decorations, and gold and silver coins from the Achaemenid era are displayed in this museum.

 

The most prominent objects displayed at the museum are two plaques called Simin and Zarin which were discovered in 1913 in the Persepolis Complex and which had been kept at the Tehran National Museum Several statments of Dariush are inscribed on the plaques in ancient Persian cuneiform, Babylonian and Assyrian.

 

Both of the plaques were placed in the central hall of the Apadana Palace during the dedication of Estakhr City and the Persepolis building.

 

The minister of culture and Islamic guidance also became acquainted with the project to develop the Persepolis Complex while he was visiting the museum.

 

 

Top of Page

 

 


 

 

my_Iran.jpg (13682 bytes)

"History is the Light on the Path to Future"

 

Persian_NOT_Farsi_by_Shapour_Suren-Pahlav_3D2.gif (177309 bytes)


 

Encyclopaedia Iranica


BIPS.jpg (15695 bytes)

The British Institute of Persian Studies


"Persepolis Reconstructed"

Persepolis_reconstructed2.jpg (36944 bytes)

Persepolis3D


The British Museum


The Royal

Asiatic Society


Persian_Gulf_Facebook.jpg (1935028 bytes)

The Persian Gulf

Facebook Page




Please use your "Back" button (top left) to return to the previous page

Copyright © 1998-2015 The Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies (CAIS)