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.

XSd, inscription on column bases in the Great Gate of Susa


The text on these square column bases is in three languages: Old Persian and, around the corner, Elamite and Babylonian.

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