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50 V; Media and Achaemenid Iran Fig. 4. Statue of Darius from Susa. ) 51 M. A. Dandamayev known. Beside uninscribed specimens (Fig. 5) on a series of Achaemenid royal seals (Fig. 6) cuneiform inscriptions have also survived. The official written language of the empire was Aramaic, used for com¬ munication between chancelleries throughout the state. Official documents written in Aramaic were sent out from Susa to all corners of the empire. On receiving them the local scribes, who knew two or more languages, translated them into the native language of the governors.

51-4. 7. Masson, 1959, pp. , 122 et seq. 8. M. M. D'yakonov, 1961, p. 75. 41 M. A. Dandamayev Avestan society represents one of the most difficult problems. It has long been established that its material culture was archaic. The Avesta makes no mention of iron, although bronze was in use; and a sophisticated urban life, enduring states or crafts practised separately from farming are unknown. The GäOäs, the earliest part of the Avesta, which reflect the material culture and social relations of eastern Iran and Middle Asia in the pre-Achaemenid period, depict a society of sedentary herdsmen and farmers, still preserving a system of clan and tribal relationships.

3. Darius I on the Bisutun relief. ) 50 V; Media and Achaemenid Iran Fig. 4. Statue of Darius from Susa. ) 51 M. A. Dandamayev known. Beside uninscribed specimens (Fig. 5) on a series of Achaemenid royal seals (Fig. 6) cuneiform inscriptions have also survived. The official written language of the empire was Aramaic, used for com¬ munication between chancelleries throughout the state. Official documents written in Aramaic were sent out from Susa to all corners of the empire. On receiving them the local scribes, who knew two or more languages, translated them into the native language of the governors.

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