Ranks of Immortals
Ranks of the Louvre Museum melophores (immortal Persian guard) from the famous glazed bricks friezes found in the Apadana...
Reconstructing Cuisines and Recipes from the Ancient World
The reconstruction of ancient recipes challenges experimental archaeologists and chefs alike, while concurrently offering...
Reimagining The Epic of Kings: The Shahnameh of Ancient Iran
For hundreds of years, the Shahnameh has been revered in the Near and Middle East as the epic of the Persian-speaking peoples...
Relief of Darius I from Persepolis
Relief of Darius I from Persepolis, 522-486 BCE
Ruins of Persepolis
A photo of the ruins of Persepolis.
Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings
Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings, illustrated by Mr. Hamid Rahmanian, a noted filmmaker and graphic designer...
Striding Lions, Persepolis
Frieze of Striding Lions, Perspolis (Iran), Palace G, Limestone, Achaemenid Period (Reign of Darius I and Xerxes, 522-465...
Stunning Nemrut Dagi and the Kingdom of Commagene
Today we have another contribution from Timeless Travels Magazine in which Dr Christine Winzor writes about the colossal...
Susa is one of the oldest cities in the world. Excavations have uncovered evidence of continual habitation dating back...
Tasty Ancient Recipes from Mesopotamia
Cover for "Delights from the Garden of Eden: A Cookbook and History of the Iraqi Cuisine." (Photo, courtesy of Nawal Nasrallah...