Tuesday, March 5, 2019

New in ARTA: DNf: A New Inscription Emerges from the Shadow

Delshad, Soheil, and Mojtaba Doroodi. “DNf: A New Inscription Emerges from the Shadow.” ARTA: Achaemenid Research on Texts and Archaeology 2019, no. 1 (2019): 1–19. http://www.achemenet.com/pdf/arta/ARTA_2019.001_Delshad_Doroodi.pdf.
DNf is a recently-discovered trilingual inscription on the tomb of Darius I at Naqsh-e Rostam. This article presents images, a first edition of the texts, observations on why the inscription was not recognized earlier, and comments on the relationship between the inscription and the sculptured figures below it.

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