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.
DSo, inscription on a slab of marble from Susa
Inscription in Old Persian and Babylonian, written on a slab of marble.
- [lacuna] naša
- tam \ akunavam \ thâtiy \ Dâ
- rayavauš \ XŠ \ vašnâ \ AMha \ Çûš
- âyâ \ idâ \ frašam \ akunavam
[...] this relief I made.
Darius the King says: by the grace of Ahuramazda, I built something excellent here at Susa.
- Pierre Lecoq, Les inscriptions de la Perse achéménide (1997 Paris)