Achaemenid Royal Inscriptions: collection of Old Persian cuneiform texts from the sixth, fifth, and fourth centuries BCE, left by the Achaemenid kings on their official monuments.

DPb, inscription from Persepolis

Inscription (in one line) on the garment o

Inscription DPb

f Darius on a relief in his Palace, and (in four lines) above the portrait of Xerxes on the reliefs of his Palace. (The picture shows the latter, fallen upside down.).

  1. Dârayavauš \ xšâya
  2. thiya \ vazraka \ Viš
  3. tâspahyâ \ puça 
  4. \ Haxâmanišiya \

Darius, the great king, son of Hystaspes, an Achaemenid.