Some Observations on the Representation of the Divine and Numinous in Persepolitan Glyptic

Published: February 19, 2020

Some Observations on the Representation of the Divine and Numinous in Persepolitan Glyptic The texts and seals (preserved as impressions) from the Persepolis Fortification Archive, 509–493 BCE, have revealed new perspectives on various issues surrounding the much-debated questions of religion and the representation of the divine in the early Achaemenid Persian period. This paper will…

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Deities and Ritual at Persepolis: The Evidence from the Persepolis Fortification and Treasury Archives

Published: November 11, 2018

Deities and Ritual at Persepolis: The Evidence from the Persepolis Fortification and Treasury Archives The texts and seals preserved as impressions from two large archives of administrative tablets at Persepolis reveal remarkable rich and varied evidence for religion and religious ritual at and near Persepolis in the reign of Darius I (522-486 BC). The archives…

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