Persian Handmade Pictorial Carpet of Cyrus and Mandana in Persepolis , is a picture of Cyrus the Great, the founder and first king of the Achaemenid Empire, with his mother Mandana in front of the petroglyph and columns of Persepolis. There is a stone lion next to them.
The young Cyrus wears a necklace with Fravashi design on his neck and has long hair and long curly beard, and in his left hand he holds the symbol of lotus, and in his right hand he holds a long royal stick. Cyrus wears a royal crown and wears something like earrings and traditional clothes.
Mandana holds a bouquet of roses in her hands and wears the traditional Iranian dress. She is wearing a gold necklace and her earrings are visible in the picture. Mandana is wearing a crown.
The carved petroglyphs belong to the Apadana Palace and on the sides of the stairs is a petroglyph of soldiers and a large stone lion can be seen in front of the king and queen.
Cyrus II of Persia commonly known as Cyrus the Great, and also called Cyrus the Elder by the Greeks, was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire, the first Persian Empire. Under his rule, the empire embraced all the previous civilized states of the ancient Near East, expanded vastly and eventually conquered most of Western Asia and much of Central Asia. From the Mediterranean Sea and Hellespont in the west to the Indus River in the east, Cyrus the Great created the largest empire the world had yet seen. Under his successors, the empire eventually stretched at its maximum extent from parts of the Balkans (Bulgaria-Paeonia and Thrace-Macedonia) and Eastern Europe proper in the west, to the Indus Valley in the east (Wikipedia).
Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BC). It is situated 60 kilometres northeast of the city of Shiraz in Fars Province, Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date back to 515 BC. It exemplifies the Achaemenid style of architecture. UNESCO declared the ruins of Persepolis a World Heritage Site in 1979 (Wikipedia)
Cyrus and Mandana in Persepolis handmade silk foundation Pictorial Rug is a colored and Vertical Tableau Rug woven by Persian handmade Pictorial Rug manufacturers in Tabriz city.
This hand woven Pictorial Rug with silk foundation is made of the finest quality wool and silk in the city of "Tabriz" the capital of Persian Tableau Rugs.
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