Persian School; Persian. Medium: limestone. Date: 6th Century. This is an image depicting delegates from the subject lands of the empire bearing lavish gifts for a ceremony in an audience hall, Achaemenian period, c.515 BC. The leader of each delegation has been grasped by the hand by a Persian usher. Provenance: Persepolis, Iran / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.