The Gate of All Nations or the Gate of Xerxes in the ancient city of Persepolis is northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of Iran. Xerxes I is believed to be the Persian king identified as Ahasuerus in the biblical book of Esther.
Persepolis, Iran – Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date from aroun
Envoys bearing tribute march eternally up a ceremonial staircase in the spectacular ruins of Persepolis, capital of the once mighty Achaemenian Empire, Persepolis, Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date from around 515 BC. by Simon Norfolk
This is the Bas-relief of the King Darius the great (Xerxes father)fighting the evil creature, copied from the bas-reliefs of Persepolis.With the head and body of a lion, a bull's horn, neck, wings nad legs of an eagle and the tail of a scorpion.
Nestling on the slopes of Wangsan, one of the peaks in the Jirisan region (Korea), is a giant turtle-shaped rock weighing 127 tonnes. Its shell is carved with ornate designs. It rests flat against the mountainside.
There are three known chambers inside the Great Pyramid of Giza. The lowest chamber is cut into the bedrock upon which the pyramid was built and was unfinished. The so-called Queen's Chamber and King's Chamber are higher up within the pyramid structure.