Assyrian Persian Behistun Inscription Darius the Great art Sculpture wall plaque relief 14" www.Neo-Mfg.com
Assyrian Persian Behistun Inscription Darius the Great art Sculpture wall plaque relief 14" www.Neo-Mfg.com
Assyrian Persian Behistun Inscription Darius the Great art Sculpture wall plaque relief 14" www.Neo-Mfg.com
Assyrian Persian Behistun Inscription Darius the Great art Sculpture wall plaque relief 14" www.Neo-Mfg.com
Assyrian Persian Behistun Inscription Darius the Great art Sculpture wall plaque relief 14" www.Neo-Mfg.com
Assyrian Persian Behistun Inscription Darius the Great art Sculpture wall plaque relief 14" www.Neo-Mfg.com
Assyrian Persian Behistun Inscription Darius the Great art Sculpture wall plaque relief 14" www.Neo-Mfg.com
Assyrian Persian Behistun Inscription Darius the Great art Sculpture wall plaque relief 14" www.Neo-Mfg.com
Assyrian Persian Behistun Inscription Darius the Great art Sculpture wall plaque relief 14" www.Neo-Mfg.com
Assyrian Persian Behistun Inscription Darius the Great art Sculpture wall plaque relief 14" www.Neo-Mfg.com
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Assyrian Persian Behistun Inscription Darius the Great art Sculpture wall plaque relief 14" www.Neo-Mfg.com

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Punishment of captured impostors and conspirators: Gaumāta lays under the boot of Darius the Great.

The last person in line, wearing a traditional Scythian hat and costume is identified as Skunkha.
His image was added after the inscription was completed, requiring some of the text to be removed.

The inscription is approximately 15 metres high by 25 metres wide and 100 metres up a limestone cliff from an ancient road connecting the capitals of Babylonia and Media (Babylon and Ecbatana, respectively).

The Old Persian text contains 414 lines in five columns; the Elamite text includes 593 lines in eight columns, and the Babylonian text is in 112 lines. The inscription was illustrated by a life-sized bas-relief of Darius I, the Great, holding a bow as a sign of kingship, with his left foot on the chest of a figure lying on his back before him.

The supine figure is reputed to be the pretender Gaumata. Darius is attended to the left by two servants, and nine one-meter figures stand to the right, with hands tied and rope around their necks, representing conquered peoples. A Faravahar floats above, giving its blessing to the king. One figure appears to have been added after the others were completed, as was Darius's beard, which is a separate block of stone attached with iron pins and lead.

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