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Crowned head

Remnant of an elamite rock relief erased by later Sasanian rock relief of Naqsh-e Rostam II. The artefact shows a crowned head, may be of an elamite queen, dating of 18-16th century BCE. Other remnants of this relief can be seen there, there, and there.

 

Taken at Naqsh-e Rostam, Vicinity of Marvdasht, Fars province, Iran, April 2008.

 

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Taken on January 3, 2009