Coloured glazed terracotta brick panels depicting Achaemenid Persian royal bodyguards or archers. From the reign of Darius and the First Persian or Achaemenid Empire around 510 BC excavated from the Palace of Daius Susa, present day Iran.
"It is said a new ambassador is added to the city gates of Nunqi each time the emperor makes a new acquisition." - Berlin, Pergamonmuseum, Bogenschützenfries des Dareios-Palastes in Susa, Iran (Archers' frieze from Dareius' Palace at Susa, Iran)
Culture of Iraq - Iraq has one of the world's oldest cultural histories. Iraq is where the Ancient Mesopotamian civilizations were, whose legacy went on to influence and shape the civilizations of the Old World. Culturally, Iraq has a very rich heritage