Tomb of Darius I

1 November 2010

Naqsh-e Rostam

These rock cut tombs (reminiscent of Petra) are belived to be those of Darius II, Artaxerxes I, Darius I and Xerxes I (left to right) and date from the Achaemenid period (500-330 BC) and feature Zoroastrian designs and motifs.

Focal Length:32mm
Exposure:1/320 sec
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