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Achaemenid Royal Inscriptions: A2Pa


The tomb of Artaxerxes II. Photo Jona Lendering.
The tomb of Artaxerxes II Mnemon, Persepolis
In ca.521, the Persian king Darius I the Great ordered that a new alphabet, the Aryan script, was to be developed. This was used for a small corpus of inscriptions, known as the Achaemenid Royal Inscriptions. An overview of all inscriptions can be found here.

A2Pa, indications of people on the Tomb of Artaxerxes II near Persepolis

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  1. iyam \ Pârsâ
  2. iyam \ Mâda
  3. iyam \ Uvja
  4. iyam \ Parthava
  5. [iyam \ Haraiva
  6. iyam \ Baxtriya
  7. iyam \ Suguda]
  8. iyam \ Uvârazmiya
  9. iyam \ Zrakâ
  10. iyam \ Harauvatiya
  11. iyam \ Thataguiya
  12. iyam \ Gadâraya
  13. iyam \ Hiduya
  14. iyam \ Sakâ \ haumavargâ
  15. iyam \ Sakâ \ tigraxaudâ
  16. iyam \ Bâbiruš
  17. iyam \ Athuriya
  18. iyam \ Arabâya
  19. iyam \ Mudrâya
  20. iyam \ Arminiya
  21. iyam \ Katpatuka
  22. imay \ Spardiya
  23. iyam \ Yaunâ
  24. iyam \ Sakâ \ paradraiya
  25. iyam \ Skudra
  26. iyam \ Yauna \ takabarâ
  27. iyam \ Putâya
  28. iyam \ Kušâya
  29. iyam \ Maciya
  30. iyam \ Karka
  1. This is the Persian. 
  2. This is the Mede. 
  3. This is the Elamite. 
  4. This is the Parthian.
  5. [This is the Arian.
  6. This is the Bactrian.
  7. This is the Sogdian.]
  8. This is the Chorasmian.
  9. This is the Drangian.
  10. This is the Arachosian.
  11. This is the Sattagydian.
  12. This is the Gandaran.
  13. This is the man of Sind.
  14. This is the haoma-drinking Saca.
  15. This is the Saca with the pointed hat.
  16. This is the Babylonian.
  17. This is the Syrian.
  18. This is the Arab.
  19. This is the Egyptian.
  20. This is the Armenian.
  21. This is the Cappadocian.
  22. This is the Lydian.
  23. This is the Greek.
  24. This is the Scythian from across the sea.
  25. This is the Thracian.
  26. This is the Macedonian.
  27. This is the Libyan.
  28. This is the Nubian.
  29. This is the man of Maka.
  30. This is the Carian.
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