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Filename: xawf02690.jpg

Size: 3447 x 3508 (7.5MB)

Date: 31st January 2017

Source: Historic England

Credit: Historic England Archive, Aerofi

Copyright Status: Copyrighted Work

Source: Historic England Archive, Aerofi

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Ctesiphon, Iraq XAWF02690

The Arch of Ctesiphon (Taq Kisra), Al Mada in, Iraq. Remnant of the capital city of the Sassanian empire that was depopulated after the Muslim conquest. The archway formed part of the palace complex and was probably constructed around 540 CE. Photographed by Aerofilms in May 1954

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EDITORS COMMENTS
This print showcases the Arch of Ctesiphon (Taq Kisra) in all its grandeur, located in Al Mada, Iraq. Serving as a remnant of the once-thriving capital city of the Sassanian empire, this architectural marvel stands as a testament to an ancient civilization that was depopulated following the Muslim conquest. The archway, believed to have been constructed around 540 CE, formed an integral part of the palace complex and exudes a sense of timeless beauty. Its intricate design and imposing structure are truly awe-inspiring, leaving viewers mesmerized by its historical significance. Photographed by Aerofilms in May 1954 from an aerial perspective, this image offers a unique vantage point that allows us to appreciate not only the arch's magnificence but also its surrounding landscape. The vastness and serenity captured in this shot evoke a sense of wonderment about what life must have been like during ancient times. Preserved within Historic England Archive's collection, this photograph serves as both a visual treasure and educational resource for those interested in Persian history. It is through such images that we can connect with our past and gain insight into civilizations long gone. As we gaze upon this remarkable piece of architecture frozen in time, let us reflect on the rich cultural heritage it represents and cherish it as a reminder of our shared human history.

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