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Acknowledgment and Credits

Thanks  to Sam Shahghotbi for permition to use images/photos.

We would like to thank Professor Majid Sarmadi who helped us for preparing beautiful slides about Iran.

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Persepolis: The  Ancient Capital of Iran

 The Cyrus Cylinder exhibit in  the Asian Art Museum


800px-Cyrus Cylinder back

Asian Art Museum, Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art & Culture

Download the English translation of the Akkadian script on the cylinder PDF Image



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Persepolis was the capital of Achaemenid Empire (550-330 BCE) and located in southwest of Iran, 70 km northeast of Shiraz... More from Wikipedia


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IRAN: Archaic Signet of Civilization 
(Lecture slides


Cyrus Cylinder:
How a Persian monarch
inspired Jefferson

Persia: The Ancient Soul of Iran 
National Geography Photo Gallery
Nasir al Mulk Mosque                                  A doorway to Iran  
Virtual Tours and Panoramic Images
of Historical Places in Iran

                                                    A Doorway to Iran  



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