The Parthian Empire (/ˈpɑrθiən/; 247 BC – 224 AD), also known as the Arsacid Empire /ˈɑrsəsɪd/, was a major Iranian political and cultural power in ancient Iran. Its latter name comes from Arsaces I of Parthia who, as leader of the Parni tribe, founded it in the mid-3rd century BC when he conquered the region of Parthia in Iran's northeast, then a satrapy (province) in rebellion against the Seleucid Empire.
The Parthian Empire (Persian: شاهنشاهی پارت), (/ˈpɑrθiən/; 247 BC – 224 AD), also known as the Arsacid Empire (/ˈɑrsəsɪd/; Modern Persian: اشکانیان Ashkāniān), was a major Iranian political and cultural power in ancient Iran better known as ancient Persia. Embossed decorative shapes on columns are very beautiful!
Parthian golden earrings that date back to the century CE. The city of Ctesiphon, the location of modern-day Baghdad, is the capital of the Hellenistic Parthian Empire that ruled modern-day Iran and Iraq from 247 BCE to 224 CE.
The Kuh-e Khwajeh historical complex, located in Iran's Sistan and Baluchestan province, is one of the most significant archaeological sites in the country and the biggest model of unbaked mud brick architecture remaining in the region (dating back to the Parthian dynasty 248 BCE-224 CE).
A PARTHIAN POTTERY RAM-HEADED RHYTON CIRCA 3RD-1ST CENTURY B.C. Of trumpet form, terminating in the forequarters of a ram with curling horns, slit-like mouth, applied circular eyes, and a pouring spout between the bent forelegs, with remains of red painted vertical bands of triangular and scrolling decoration down the front of the vessel 11 in. (28 cm.) high