Asuras/Amesha Spentas. The same spiritualising tendency which had already considerably modified the essential concept of Ahura-mazdâ, affected also that of the inferior deities, and tended to tone down in them the grosser traits of their character. It had already placed at their head six genii of a superior order, six ever-active energies, who, after assisting their master at the creation of the universe, now presided under his guidance over the kingdoms and forces of nature.
Ancient Persian royal gold ring 500 BC Ancient Persian royal gold ring 500 BC. Royal 22KT solid gold ring with the white agate intaglio with a royal woman dancing. The ring has a soldier on each side surrounded by lions and floral designs. Very attractive and beautiful. Size 8 1/2. Ancient Persian gold ring 500 BC.
Shahdokht Roshanara of Bahramiyan Eranshahr - "An armored concept drawing of the original Persian Woman Warrior from the Original Historically Wrong sketch Series, which is based on the middle ages to pre-renaissance era. One thing to note that, although the series is based on the medieval history, the Persian in this particular series is represented in an anachronistic Sassanid Empire that ruled before the Arab Invasion of Persia." #history #art #illustration
This is a representation of an Achaemenian Persian Immortal wearing the Anatolian style armor. Persian Immortals used many different styles of weapons and Shields. In this case, we see the small round hoplon style shield, made of wood lamenant, covered in fabric, the Immortal is using a Sagaris battle axe and wearing the famous tiara Scythian style headress. This particular Persian Immortal is representative of those who fought in the Persians Wars of King Darius and King Xerxes.