Ancient History Encyclopedia has a new name!

We are now World History Encyclopedia to better reflect the breadth of our non-profit organization's mission. Learn More

Huma Birds


Ibolya Horvath
by Carole Raddato
published on 15 October 2019
Send to Google Classroom:

Double griffin capital, locally known as "huma birds" probably from the Unfinished Gate, Persepolis, Iran.

Remove Ads


Cite This Work

APA Style

Raddato, C. (2019, October 15). Huma Birds. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Huma Birds." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 15, 2019.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "Huma Birds." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 15 Oct 2019. Web. 08 Mar 2021.

Remove Ads


Support Us

We are a non-profit organization.

Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. Please support World History Encyclopedia Foundation. Thank you!