Naqš-e Rustam, Lion

Naqš-e Rustam: archaeological site in Fars (Iran), best known for its Achaemenid tombs and rock reliefs made in the Sasanian age.

Lion Relief

Little lion

There are several minor monuments at Naqš-e Rustam. Not far west of the Investiture Relief of Narseh, and very close to a badly damaged relief of an Achaemenid Magian, a small lion can be discerned. It appears to date back to the Parthian age, but this is not certain.