Assyrian Guard of the Kings Median archer Persian Persepolis art Wall Sculpture 12" www.Neo-Mfg.com
The relief depicts a Median Archer, identified by his style of dress: a belted tunic and rounded felt cap.
Most characteristic of Achaemenid sculpture are the slabs carved in low relief that decorate the various stairways leading to the ceremonial buildings.
Representations of hundreds of alternating Persian and Median servants bringing food and drink for a royal feast are on the walls of several palace stairways at Persepolis.
Dating to the reign of Artaxerxes II (r. 404-360 B.C.), this relief was part of a stairway along the western side of the Palace of Darius.
The relief depicts a Median Archer, identified by his style of dress: a belted tunic and rounded felt cap. He is being led by a Persian counterpart, and the figures are shown hand in hand.
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