King Stabbing a Monster
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12 Photographs of Persian Sculptures, mostly from Persepolis

a Left-Hand Panel From the Stairway of Artaxerxes III Ochus.
Left-Hand Panel From the Stairway of Artaxerxes III Ochus.

Today’s free book is a collection of 12 photographs of Persian sculptures from the Achaemenid Period, published by the British Museum. This public domain title was digtised from the library of Terence C Mitchell using my new overhead scanning equipment.

Photographs of Casts of Persian Sculptures of the Achaemenid Period mostly from Persepolis, Twelve Plates. London: The Trustees of the British Museum, 1932. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  1. Upper Part of Throne Relief
  2. Lower Part of Throne Relief
  3. a and b Frieze From the Hall of Xerxes, Persepolis
  4. a and b Continuation of Frieze From the Hall of Xerxes, Persepolis
  5. a Continuation of Frieze from the Hall of Xerxes, Persepolis. b Part of Frieze from the other Side of Stair
  6. Central Panel of Frieze From the Stairway of Artaxerxes III Ochus
  7. a Left-Hand Panel From the Stairway of Artaxerxes III Ochus. b Right-Hand Panel from the Same Stairway
  8. Part of a Frieze From the Stairway of Artaxerxes III Ochus
  9. Winged Gernius, Period of Cyrus the Great
  10. Bodyguard
  11. King Stabbing a Monster
  12. King Stabbing a Lion