Persepolis Griffin! " HOMA Bird "

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

Persepolis, Shiraz - Iran.

Learn more about Homa Capital:

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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Alireza / عليرضا
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Mahdi Behtash / مهدی بهتاش
Dr. N. Kohansal / دکتر نادر کهنسال
Mohammad Fakhar / محمد فخار
Farhang Payam / فرهنگ پیام

Dawn Bayer from Whitehall, United States

Great shot!

5 Jun 2009 8:41pm

negari from Iran

besiyar zibast ( fekr konam hesabi am khali bud)

5 Jun 2009 11:34pm

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States

marekast

11 Jun 2009 3:41pm

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