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King Sargon II (right) and a high dignitary. Phrygian King Midas is believed to have been both an enemy and a friend to Sargon II. Bas-relief of the wall of the palace of Sargon II in Dur Sharrukin, Assyria. (716-713 BC.). Louvre, Paris. - See more at: http://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends/everything-he-touched-turned-gold-myth-and-reality-king-midas-004120?page=0%2C1#sthash.t0tAnm8V.dpuf

King Sargon II (right) and a high dignitary. Phrygian King Midas is believed to have been both an enemy and a friend to Sargon II. Bas-relief of the wall of the palace of Sargon II in Dur Sharrukin, Assyria.

Persépolis//Persépolis était une capitale de l’empire perse achéménide. Le site se trouve dans la plaine de Marvdasht, au pied de la montagne Kuh-e Rahmat, à environ 70 km au nord-est de la ville de Shiraz, province de Fars, Iran. https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pers%C3%A9polis

Persepolis, Iran - Persepolis, meaning "city of Persians", was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of city of Shiraz in Fars Province in Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date back to 515 BCE

Winged human-headed bull  Neo-Assyrian Period, reign of Sargon II (721-705 BC)  Khorsabad, ancient Dur Sharrukin, Assyria, Iraq  High relief and sculpture in the round; gypseous alabaster  H. 4.20 m; L. 4.36 m; D. 0.97 m.  P.-E. Botta excavations, 1843-44  | Louvre Museum | Paris

"Winged human-headed bull" Neo-Assyrian Period, reign of Sargon II BC) Khorsabad, ancient Dur Sharrukin, Assyria, Iraq (Masterpieces-Louvre museum)

Dahshur Pyramids, Egypt

Cool photos and descriptions of the pyramids at Dahshur, including the Bent Pyramid, the Black Pyramid and the Red Pyramid (inside and out) by The Flying Kiwi, a professional photographer from New Zealand who now lives in the USA.