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.

DSn, inscription on a statue from Susa

Inscription in Old Persian, Elamite, and Babylonian, written on the garment of a broken statue.

  1. imam \ patikaram \ Dârayavauš \ XŠ \ niyaštâya \ cartanaiy : [lacuna]
  2. [lacuna]na \ Dârayavaum \ XŠyam \ AM \ pâtuv \ utâ \ tya \ kartam

King Darius ordered this sculpture? to be made [...]
[...] May Ahuramazda protect king Darius and what he makes.