Victory Monument of Ardashir I

Illustration

Arienne King
by Johannes Lundberg
published on 07 September 2019
Victory Monument of Ardashir I

A 3rd Century CE bas-relief in Taq-e Bostan, Iran commemorating the overthrow of the Parthian Empire by Ardashir I (180-240 CE, r. 224-240 CE), the founder of the Sasanian Empire. Ardashir I is depicted with his son Shapur I, (215-270 CE, r. 240-270 CE) as they symbolically trample their defeated enemy, Artabanus IV (r. 213-224 CE).

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