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Persian Stone Head of a Lion

Persian Stone Head of a Lion


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Stone: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1392359

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Persian Stone Head of a Lion, ca. 5th Century BCE, 2" x 2" x 3 1/4", on custom stand 4 1/2" Intact and in excellent condition. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. The first dynasty of the Persian Empire was created by Achaemenids, established by Cyrus the Great in 550 BC with the conquest of Median, Lydian and Babylonian empires. It covered much of the Ancient world when it was conquered by Alexander the Great. Persepolis is the most famous historical site related to Persian Empire in the Achaemenid era and it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979.