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Ancient Art Council

Ancient Art Department

Ancient Art Council
Legion of Honor

100 34th Avenue, Lincoln Park
San Francisco, CA 94121


Dr. Renee Dreyfus: Persepolis and the Persian Royal Road

Prof. David Stronach: One Man's Persian is Another Man's Mede: A New Look at Costume and Identity in Achaemenid Iran

Lunch: The Legion Cafe is Open to the public

Prof. Nicholas Cahill: The Other End of the Road: Lydian and Persian Sardis

Reception: All symposium participants are welcome. Wine for the reception following donated by Darioush, Napa, California. The Ancient Art Council gratefully acknowledges the generous donation from the Darioush winery.

Additional information of each lecture is listed under Programs.

About Programs at the Ancient Art Council

Programs are varied and include such activities as lectures by noted archaeologists, museum curators, and ancient art historians; exclusive tours of the Museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions; fund-raising events; and travel programs to ancient sites and other museums. Members also receive invitations from related organizations to attend lectures ad exhibition openings. Your annual membership dues and contributions will assist in furthering the Ancient Art collection at the Fine Arts Museums.


April 25, 2009 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Persepolis and the Persian Royal Road: a symposium celebrating the recent Ancient Art acquisition of an Achaemenid Persian relief of a gift bearer at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Florence Gould Theater, Legion of Honor


Presented by Dr. Renee Dreyfus; Prof. David Stronach; Prof. Nicholas Cahill undefined


Program free to the public; Registration required: 415 750 3686 or

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