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Persepolis Recreated DVD/Book: See Persepolis as it was 2500 years ago

Source: Iran Heritage Foundation


Starting with the work of the German scholar Friedrich Krefter, who spent decades creating a model for a reconstructed Persepolis, film maker Farzin Rezaian and his team have produced a documentary that presents a virtual reconstruction of parts of the Persepolis palace complex. The film that includes commentaries by many of the leading authorities on Achaemenid architecture and history, brings to live and reveals the splendour of the Persepolitan palace complex before its destruction by Alexander.

A package which includes the 60 minute DVD of this computerized reconstruction is available for sale together with a magnificent book which consists of 72 pages of spectacular pictures. With some transparent overlays and 3-dimentional reconstruction of Persepolitan palaces as they were 2,500 years ago.

Click here to view a short film clip from this extraordinary documentary. This is 8.2Mb and could take approximately 3 minutes to download with a Broadband connection (depending on connection speed).

3-dimensional presentation with overlay to show the original plan is excellent Prof. Richard Frye, Harvard University

This is the first successful attempt to reveal the magnificence of Persepolitan palaces as they were 2500 years ago. It is timely and excellent Prof. A Shapur Shahbazi, Eastern Oregon University

Persepolis is no longer in grey; recreated in colour as it was in its splendour Prof. Remi Boucharlat, CNRS, France


48 GBP (plus subsidized postage & packing: UK 7  GBP, Europe 9 GBP, Rest of World 16 GBP).


Download order form from and mail or fax with payment to the Iran Heritage Foundation, or call and place your order by telephone. Visa, Mastercard and Amex accepted.


The Iran Heritage Foundation, 5 Stanhope Gate, London W1K 1AH. 44 20 74934766 (tel), 44 20 74999293 (fax),

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