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Persepolis excavations

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Description

Caption: "Seven inscribed stone foundation documents of Xerxes. These tablets are seen in situ exactly as uncovered by the expedition. The seventh table is at the right, facing the others. The inscriptions are in Elamite, old Persian and Babylonian cuneiform. Three of the tablets contain wholly new historical material of the firs importance: the remaining four are duplicates of known inscriptions." RF photo #21220c.

Creator

University of Chicago Oriental Institute

Source

Rockefeller Archive Center, Rockefeller Foundation records, projects, RG 1.1, series 216R, box 18, folder 250

Date

1936-04-22

Rights

To the extent that the donor owns copyright in these materials, he/she has given the Rockefeller Archive Center the authority to grant permission to cite and publish material from the collection for scholarly purposes; however, copyright in some items may be held by their respective creators. Please consult an archivist for further details.

Format

image/jpeg

Type

image

Identifier

002853_007

Spatial Coverage

Iran

Citation

University of Chicago Oriental Institute, “Persepolis excavations,” 100 Years: The Rockefeller Foundation, accessed September 26, 2021, https://rockfound.rockarch.org/digital-library-listing/-/asset_publisher/yYxpQfeI4W8N/content/persepolis-excavatio-1