A Night With the King

By: Babak A. Tafreshi


Region: Middle East

Site: Naqshe Rostam - Iran

Date: November 2007

The stars of Orion, Taurus, the Pleiades and Perseus above the moonlit 2500-year old tomb of Xerxes, the Achamenid king of ancient Persia. The nearly 8-story high engraved stone tomb is located at Naqsh-e Rostam, Fars Province of Iran. Babak Tafreshi/

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