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This photo of a detail of the Gate of Xerxes amidst the ruins of Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid in modern Persian, "The Throne of Jamshid") captures the great majesty of the ancient Persian ceremonial capital and the empire of the Achaemenids. It is located near Shiraz, Iran. It is were national ceremonies occurred with reverence to Ahura-Mazda, the god of the Achaemenids' faith, Zoroastrianism. It was built c. 518-370 B.C. and was destroyed by Alexander the Great in 331 B.C.

This photo of a detail of the Gate of Xerxes amidst the ruins of Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid in modern Persian, "The Throne of Jamshid") captures the great majesty of the ancient Persian ceremonial capital and the empire of the Achaemenids. It is located near Shiraz, Iran. It is were national ceremonies occurred with reverence to Ahura-Mazda, the god of the Achaemenids' faith, Zoroastrianism. It was built c. 518-370 B.C. and was destroyed by Alexander the Great in 331 B.C.

Oldest prostate stones found in prehistoric Sudanese cemetery

Oldest prostate stones found in prehistoric Sudanese cemetery

12,000 year old funeral feast brings ancient burial rituals to life

12,000 year old funeral feast brings ancient burial rituals to life

38,000 year old engravings confirm ancient origins of pointillist techniques

38,000 year old engravings confirm ancient origins of pointillist techniques

70 graves discovered at Iron-Age site in SW India

70 graves discovered at Iron-Age site in SW India

Click the image for Loving VS Virginia the case that overturned the law against interracial marriage.

Click the image for Loving VS Virginia the case that overturned the law against interracial marriage.

Quiver of Arrows found in Fregerslev Viking grave

Quiver of Arrows found in Fregerslev Viking grave

Aboriginal Australians co-existed with the megafauna for at least 17,000 years

Aboriginal Australians co-existed with the megafauna for at least 17,000 years

3,500-year-old jewellery workshop found on Kuwaiti island

3,500-year-old jewellery workshop found on Kuwaiti island

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