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Persepolis : Discovery and Afterlife of a World Wonder, Hardback Book

Persepolis : Discovery and Afterlife of a World Wonder Hardback


Persepolis: Discovery and Afterlife of a World Wonder presents the first full study of the history of archaeological exploration at Persepolis after its destruction in 330 BC.

Based in part on archival evidence, anecdotal information, and unpublished documents, this book describes in detail the history of archaeological exploration, visual documentation, and excavations at one of the most celebrated sites of the ancient world.

The book addresses a broad audience of readers ranging from students of the archaeology, history, and art history of ancient, medieval, and modern Iran to scholars in Classical Studies and Ancient Near Eastern Studies.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 277 pages, 19 Illustrations, color; 98 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: De Gruyter
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  • Category: Middle Eastern history
  • ISBN: 9781614510284

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