Rock inscriptions of Ganjnameh

The rock inscriptions of Ganjnameh

the rock inscriptions of the archaeological site of Ganjnameh is located on the path of one of the main sectors of the royal road which, in the age Achaemenid, connected the city of Ecbatana, the summer capital of the Achaemenid emperors, to the western and southern territories of the country and was considered as one of the busiest and safest streets of antiquity. On this site two royal edicts have been carved: the first rock inscription belongs to Darius the Great and the other to Xerxes. The inscriptions in cuneiform characters are written in three languages: ancient Persian, elamico and Babylonian.

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