Stolze has shown that in some cases even the mason's rubbish has not been removed.'
Stolze expressly observes, one can easily ride up; on the other hand, it is strictly true of the graves at Nakshi Rustam.
Stolze accordingly started the theory that the royal castle of Persepolis stood close by Nakshi Rustam, and has sunk in course of time to shapeless heaps of earth, under which the remains may be concealed.
Stolze, Die Achaemenidischen und, Sassanidischen Denkmaler und Inschriften von Persepolis, &c. (1882); G.
Stolze and J.
Stolze, Persepolis, ii.
Ii.; Stolze, Persepolis; Dieulafoy, L' Art antique de la Perse; and E.
For the monuments: Flandin and Coste, Voyage en Perse (1851); Stolze, Persepolis (1882); Fr.
The most important works on the monuments are: Flandin et Coste, Voyage en Perse (6 vols., 1840 sqq.); Texier, LArmnie, La Perse, ella Mesopotamie (2 vols., 1842); Stolze, Persepolis (2 vols., 1882); Sarre, Iranische Felsreliefs (1908).