Wednesday, August 10, 2016

More on the Old Persian Inscription from Phanagoria, Russia

Last week I noted the announcement of the discovery of an Old Persian Inscription on a stele excavated at excavated at Phanagoria, on the Taman peninsula on the North coast of the Black Sea. Since then there have been a few cursory articles on this, including one in The Art Newspaper, but nothing giving any new information.

But I was alerted this morning by  of Russian television coverage of the object, complete with some very interesting images of the inscription: