MuseoPics - Pergamon Museum Persian Glazed Tiles - Pictures, Images, Photos { 37 images } Created 18 Jan 2015

pictures images & photos of Ancient Persia antiquities of the Vorderasiatisches Pergamon Museum Berlin. This picture gallery shows coloured glazed terracotta brick panels depicting Achaemenid Persian royal bodyguards or archers. From the reign of Darius 1st and the First Persian or Achaemenid Empire around 510 BC excavated from the Palace of Darius 1st. Susa was one of the residential cities of the Achaemenid Kings. The Palaces are noteworthy for their elaborate decorations which can be considered exemplary of art at a royal court. The walls of Darius’s palace at Susa were embellished with colourful reliefs made from glazed bricks on the Babylonian model. It is not certain which rooms of the palace was decorated with representations of a procession of royal bodyguards or archers, dressed in richly decorative costumes. Pictures and images of Persia exhibits from the Pergamon can be bought on line as photo art prints or downloaded as high resolution stock photos. The Vorderasiatisches Museum, part of the Pergamon Museum, Berlin

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