XSa

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.

XSa, inscription on column bases from Susa

Old Persian inscription on numerous fragments of a column base; translations in Elamite and Babylonian.

  1. thâtiy \ Xšayâršâ \ xšâyathiya \ vašnâ \ Auramazdâha \ ima \
  2. hadiš \ Dârayavauš \ xšâyathiya \ akunauš \ hya \ manâ \ pitâ

King Xerxes says: By the grace of Ahuramazda, king Darius, my father, built this palace.

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