Bisotun(Kermanshah) from Median (678 -549 BC),Achaemenid (550-330 BC)


ancient archeological site is one of the most outstanding historic attractions of Iran. Prehistoric cave called “hunter’s cave” indicates this place has been a human shelter




The 3-meter-high and 5.5-meter-wide Darius relief at the site depicts the ancient archeological site with a bow in one hand standing with his foot on the chest of a figure believed to be Gaumata, a Median magus who usurped the throne and ruled for a year before being defeated by Darius.



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