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Our spiral notebooks are 6" x 8" in size and include 120 pages which are lined on both sides. The artwork is printed on the front cover which is made of thick paper stock, and the back cover is medium gray in color. The inside of the back cover includes a pocket for storing extra paper and pens.
Persian Bull Capital. Susa, Achaemenid Empire, 500 BC. Close up.... more
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Persian Bull Capital. Susa, Achaemenid Empire, 500 BC. Close up.
Closer detail view of one of the bull heads of a Persian capital. This colossal capital belongs to one of the thirty-six monumental columns which supported the roof of the apadana at Susa. These capitals show the typical Achaemenid art of combining elements from different civilizations to form a coherent stylistic ensemble.
When Darius the Great succeeded Cyrus, he chose Susa as the administrative capital of his unified empire. Darius designed a complex on three natural terraces overlooking the city from the north. He built a royal palace in the Mesopotamian tradition, onto which opened a vast audience hall, a Persian apadana. This was a hypostyle (columned) hall, 109 meters square.
The 36 columns of the hall stood 63 ft high. Each consisted of a square base inscribed with the name of the king, and a fluted shaft in the Ionian style, surmounted by three successive elements: a basket-like ensembl...
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