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20 New Inscriptions Found in Iran’s Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis

ifpnews.com • May 16, 2020

Iranian archaeologists have discovered 20 new inscriptions in Naqsh-e Rostam historical complex near the southern city of Shiraz.

Archaeologists say the inscriptions were unearthed from Kuh-Hussein walls and the tombs of Achaemenid kings.

In the historical complex of Naqsh-e-Rasam, there are several monuments, including carvings that have not yet been discovered.

Naqsh-e Rostam, the site where the inscription was found, was a necropolis and religious centre about 12 km northwest of Persepolis, the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire. However, some of the relics on the cliffs may date as far back as the pre-Iranian Elamite period.



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