Sassanian Reliefs

1 November 2010

Naqsh-e Rostam

Below the rock cut tombs are eight stone cut reliefs depicting scenes of imperial conquests and royal ceremonies. The relief shows Shapur I on horseback, holding a Roman emperor by the wrist whilst another Roman emperor submits kneeling before his horse.

Focal Length:85mm
Exposure:1/640 sec
asia iran naqsh-e-rostam
Iran (40 of 107)
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