Persian

Persepolis: The Achaemenian Capital

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the ancient capital of Persia, with emphasis on a chronological history of its construction under different rulers. Packed with photos and illustrations, this is a great resource for those who want to understand the significance of the city to Persian past and present. Text in English with a …

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Gabbeh: Art Underfoot

Another outstanding contribution by Mr. Tanavoli to the study of South Persian tribal rugs and carpets — this time on gabbehs, those highly collectible, coarsely woven, shaggy weavings with geometric designs.