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.

DSv, Babylonian list on a slab of marble from Susa

[Damaged list of subject nations, written in Babylonian on a slab of marble. Three fragments remain.]

I am Darius, the great king, king of kings, king of all nations, king of this earth, son of Hystaspes, the Achaemenid.

King Darius says: these are the countries of the peoples who brought me tribute. Ahuramazda gave them into my power. Media [...] Cappadocia [...] Assyria [...] India [...] Chorasmia [...]

Protected by Ahuramazda [...] they did what I commanded.