Skip navigation
Skip navigation

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

This image is provided for research purposes only and must not be reproduced without the prior permission of the Archives Program, Australian National University.

Download (15.16 MB)


CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Persepolis: Detail of pillar of a door of the Hall of a Hundred Columns
Author(s): Godard, Andre
Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
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)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/208873
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-4221

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
ANUA 682-4221.tif15.16 MBTIFFThumbnail


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator