Parthian Sandstone Stele from Ashur
The man depicted on the stele was represented frontally. He raises...
Rock-Relief of Mountain Rabana
This rock-relief lies on the cliff side of mountain Rabana. The...
Silver Coin of a Parthian King
On this coin, the unknown king wears a royal headband tied around...
Silver Coin of Farhad IV
The Parthian "King of Kings " Farhad (Phraates) IV, reigned 38-2...
Silver Coin of the Parthian King of Kings Farhad IV
This coin (obverse) shows "King of the Kings" Farhad (Phraates...
Statue of a Military Commander from Hatra
This is a limestone statue of a high-ranking military commander...
Tablet Describing Parthian Conquest of Babylonia
This tablet is written in cuneiform inscription and refers to the...
The Eastern Hemisphere, 100 BC
A map showing the major empires, kingdoms, tribes, and ethnic groups...
The Persian Empire
The Persian Empire about 500 BC.
Reimagining The Epic of Kings: The Shahnameh of Ancient Iran
For hundreds of years, the Shahnameh has been revered in the...
Overview of Ancient Persia
This brief video explains the origin of the terms "Persia" and...
The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's Deadliest Enemy
The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's...