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Persian plaque from the palace of Darius

Located at the western entrance to the Palace of Darius in Persepolis, this tablet bears an inscription mentioning Ahuramazda and Mithra.
  • Persepolis, Palace of Darius, slab.

    Persepolis, Palace of Darius, slab.
    Marco Prins (CC0 1.0) 

  • Persepolis, Palace of Darius, West Entrance.

    Persepolis, Palace of Darius, West Entrance.
    Marco Prins (CC0 1.0) 

The New Mithraeum
24 Aug 2021
Updated on Sep 2023

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Weissbach-Bang, Altpers. Keilinschr., 46; MMM II No. 3.

3. Thâtiy / Artakhshatrâ khshâyathiya / imam / ustashanâm / athâganâm / mâm / upâ / mâm / kartâ.

4. Thâtiy / Artakhshatrâ / khshâyathiya / mâm / Auramazdâ / utâ / M[i]thra / baga / pâtuv / utâ / imâm / DAHyum / utâ / tya / mâm kartâ.

(Ainsi) parla le roi Artaxerxes: Cette construction de pierre(?) a ete elevee par moi pour moi.

(Ainsi) parla le roi Artaxerxes: (Qu)'Ahuramazda et le dieu Mithra me protegent (moi) et ce pays et ce qui (a ete) fait par moi.

Meant is Artaxerxes Ochus.

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