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Persepolis: Detail of pillar of a door of the Hall of a Hundred Columns

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Title: Persepolis: Detail of pillar of a door of the Hall of a Hundred Columns
Author(s): Godard, Andre
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Achaemenian;architecture;sculpture;book scan
Description: Sovereign with servant carrying flywhisk, under fringed baldaquin decorated with three bands of rosettes between which there is a procession of lions and bulls. "Furuhar" winged symbol above. Colours of latter would have been turquoise blue, light scarlet red, gold or orange yellow, deep purple, lapis-lazuli blue and touches of emerald green, all on black background (Edith Porada, Ancient Iran: The Art of Pre-Islamic Times, London, Methuen, 1965, p. 154)
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-4221


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