Caption: "The terrace of Persepolis (air view). The terrace at its front of west edge is 50 feet high, built of blocks weighing as much as 40 tons. The roofed building in the right foreground is the Harem palace of Darius and Xerxes, reconstructed by the Institute's Iranian expedition for which it serves as a field headquarters. In right centered near foreground is the Palace of Xerxes, at its immediate left, at the terrace edge, the winter palace of Darius. The thirteen tall columns in the area again at the left, are all that remain of the forest of them which supported the roof of the Royal Audience Hall. At the east end of this the expedition discovered the superb royal stairway with its sculptured reliefs." RF photo #21220a.
University of Chicago Oriental Institute
Rockefeller Archive Center, Rockefeller Foundation records, projects, RG 1.1, series 216R, box 18, folder 250
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