Susa (Shushan)

Susa: also called Shushan , Greek Susiane , modern Shush, capital of Elam (Susiana) and administrative capital of the Achaemenian king Darius I the great and his successors from 522 BC. Susa is one of the oldest cities in the world. Excavations have established that people were living at the acropolis in 5000 BCE. This gallery contains images of the Royal Hill (Apadana Palace).

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