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Persepolis Griffin! " HOMA Bird "

Posted by
Expose (Tehran, Iran) on 5 June 2009 in Architecture and Portfolio.

Persepolis, Shiraz - Iran.

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Persepolis "griffin" (as John Curtis identifies it) protome capital is described as a “homa bird” and one of the “four different types of column capital at Persepolis…arranged back to back to carry the gigantic cedar beams that supported the roof“ as mentioned. Both Stronach and Curtis have suggested the intended location of this griffin capital as the Unfinished Gate at Persepolis.

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