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persepolis One photographer's journey inside Iran - The Big Picture - Boston.com

Detail of Persepolis. After the Islamic Revolution, hardline clerics called for the destruction of the site, but official unease prevailed.

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Gate of Xerxes, Persepolis, Iran

Japan will lend a hand to restore the ruins of Persepolis, one of Iran's most famous.

Capital Column Capital in the form of a Man Bull Achaemenid period,reign of Xerxes (486-465) Excaveted at Persepolis (Iran) in a building called Tripylon,these capital originally supported the roof beams of the hall,wich rested on the backs of the man-bulls. The man-bull has the limbs,body and ears of a bull,the feathers of a bird on his haunches and the face and beard of a man.He wears large,dangling earrings and a tall crown decorated with three pairs of horns .

Column capital from Persepolis, Achaemenid period, Reign of Xerxes BCE). Excavated at Persepolis in a building called Tripylon, these capitals originally supported the roof beams of the hall, Shiraz - Iran