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Ardashir I & Ahura Mazda


Mark Cartwright
by Lutf 'Ali Khan
published on 20 December 2019
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A drawing of a 3rd century CE Sasanian rock relief in Naqsh-e Rustam, Iran. The relief shows on the right Ardashir I (r. 224-241 CE) and on the left the supreme Persian and Zoroastrian god Ahura Mazda. The god is giving the king his ring of office. Illustration by Lutf 'Ali Khan, 1797-1867 CE. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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