"Shapur's Parade" at Naqsh E Rostam (Iran) Naqsh-e Rajab is an archaeological site just east of Istakhr and about 12 km north of Persepolis. Together with Naqsh-e Rustam, which lies less than a kilometer away, the site is part of the Marvdasht cultural complex. Naqsh-e Rajab is the site of four limestone rockface inscriptions and bas-reliefs that date to the early Sassanid era.
Empress Farah Pahlavi of Iran is the former Queen and exiled Empress of Iran. She is the widow of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran, and the only person to hold the office of Empress since pre-Islamic Iran. The Royal family left Iran in 1979 when the Ayatollah Khomeni came to power, and started the Iranian Revolution. She and the Shah were on the throne together from 1967 until 1979.