Achaemenid architecture

Achaemenid architecture

An architecture developed under the Achaemenid rulers of Persia (6th to 4th cent. B.C.) by a synthesis and eclectic adaptation of architectural elements which included those of surrounding countries. In the hypostyle hall it achieved a highly original new building type.
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This palace has 10 pillars in two rows and has been built according to the Achaemenid architecture. Black stone is used as a foundation of these pillars.