Colossal Bull Head, Persepolis

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published on 19 June 2013

Colossal Bull Head from Hundred-Column Hall, Dark gray limestone, Persepolis (Iran), Achaemenid Period (Reign of Xerxes and Ataxerxes I, 486-424 BCE), Oriental Institute, University of Chicago.

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