1926 Taq-i-Bustan Behistun Sassanid Carvings Iran Print ORIGINAL HISTORIC IR2


This is an original 1926 halftone print of Taq-i-Bustan, a series of large stone relief carvings from the Sassanid Empire of Persia on the south side of Mount Behistun (or Bisutun) in Iran. (Please note that, typical of halftone prints, there is printing on the reverse.)

Period Paper is pleased to offer an exceptional collection of historic original halftone prints of the architecture, landscape, and people of Iran (Persia). Each image usually has a caption in English, Persian (Farsi), French, and German.


This 85+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Grayscale
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.5 x 6.5 inches; 22 x 17 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)