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91. Царские металлические блюда. Иран. | 73 фотографии | ВКонтакте    Царское блюдо эпохи Ахеменидов (558-330 гг. до н. э.)

91. Царские металлические блюда. Иран. | 73 фотографии | ВКонтакте Царское блюдо эпохи Ахеменидов (558-330 гг. до н. э.)

Ahura Mazda. the Iranian sky god, the Wise Lord, and god of order, depicted as a bearded man on a winged disk, was the principal god of the ancient Zoroastrians. He was one of the Indo-Iranian spiritual lords who also included Mithra and Varuna. Achaemenid Persians worshiped him as Ahuramazda, giver of kingship. Later dynasties worshiped him as a perfect and omniscient spirit. He came to be depicted in human form.

Ahura Mazda. the Iranian sky god, the Wise Lord, and god of order, depicted as a bearded man on a winged disk, was the principal god of the ancient Zoroastrians. He was one of the Indo-Iranian spiritual lords who also included Mithra and Varuna. Achaemenid Persians worshiped him as Ahuramazda, giver of kingship. Later dynasties worshiped him as a perfect and omniscient spirit. He came to be depicted in human form.

Qashqa'i, dated 1327 A.H./1909 (210 x 98 cm)    The tree of life is an ancient motif of Iranian art with a history stretching back to prehistorical times. It was especially popular with the Sasanids and may be seen on many of their articles and fabrics. The placement of a lion beneath the Tree of Life is also fairly often encountered in Sasanid art. In this rug a lion or camel is placed in the shade of each branch.

Qashqa'i, dated 1327 A.H./1909 (210 x 98 cm) The tree of life is an ancient motif of Iranian art with a history stretching back to prehistorical times. It was especially popular with the Sasanids and may be seen on many of their articles and fabrics. The placement of a lion beneath the Tree of Life is also fairly often encountered in Sasanid art. In this rug a lion or camel is placed in the shade of each branch.

Dagger with Lion-headed Handle and Ibex-headed Hilt  Achaemenid Persian (5th-4th Century B.C.)  Said to be from Hamadan  Gold

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Dagger with Lion-headed Handle and Ibex-headed Hilt Achaemenid Persian (5th-4th Century B.C.) Said to be from Hamadan Gold

Persian Archers (Illustration) - Ancient History Encyclopedia

Persian Archers

Persian Archers (Illustration) - Ancient History Encyclopedia

Giant Griffin, Persepolis, Iran (c.518-465 BCE) The Huma (Persian: هما‎‎, pronounced Homā, Avestan: Homāio), also Homa, is a mythical bird of Iranian legends and fables,and continuing as a common motif in Sufi and Diwan poetry. Although there are many legends of the creature, common to all is that the bird is said to never alight on the ground, and instead to live its entire life flying invisibly high above the earth #persepolis#iran#art#ancient #history#mesopotamia

Giant Griffin, Persepolis, Iran (c.518-465 BCE) The Huma (Persian: هما‎‎, pronounced Homā, Avestan: Homāio), also Homa, is a mythical bird of Iranian legends and fables,and continuing as a common motif in Sufi and Diwan poetry. Although there are many legends of the creature, common to all is that the bird is said to never alight on the ground, and instead to live its entire life flying invisibly high above the earth #persepolis#iran#art#ancient #history#mesopotamia

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