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300 - Xerxes and His Immortals, Archers

300 - Xerxes and His Immortals, Archers World History Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Famous People Film Geography History Social Studies

This image, of archers, is from a freize originally located at the palace of Xerxes in Susa (one of the Persian Empire's four capital cities).  It is now maintained at the Louvre in Paris.  Scholars believe the freize depicts members of Xerxes' personal bodyguard (called the Immortals).


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Image online, courtesy Livius.

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