Gate of Xerxes 7312

Each of the three walls had a very large stone doorway. A pair of colossal bulls guarded the western entrance; two assyrianised man-bulls stood at the eastern doorway. Engraved above each of the four colossi is a trilingual inscription attesting to Xerxes having built and completed the gate.

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