Iran's Daily Life
Iran's Daily Life
Two Iranian women visit Ganjnameh or Treasure epistle, an ancient inscription on the side of Alvand Mountain, in Hamedan City, 336 km (208 miles) west of Tehran, Iran on November 20, 2008. The inscription, which has been carved in granite, is composed of two sections. One (on the left) ordered by Darius I (521-485 BC) and the other (on the right) ordered by Xerxes I (485-65 BC). Both sections, which have been carved in three ancient languages of Old Persian, Neo-Babylonian and Neo-Elamite, start with praise of God (Ahura Mazda) and describe the lineage and deeds of the mentioned kings. (UPI Photo/Mohammad Kheirkhah)
November 20, 2008
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