For the character of the sculptures see Greek Art.
The portal has curious sculptures with scenes from the life of SS.
In the museum are some of the ancient sculptures and mosaics discovered in Algeria, together with medals and Algerian money.
Ensconced lights glowed in the midday, and antique furniture, rare paintings, elegant marble sculptures befitting a museum, silk Persian rugs underfoot, and many other priceless displays of prestige lined the wide hall.
The Sassanian kings have covered the face of the rocks in this neighbourhood, and in part even the Achaemenian ruins, with their sculptures and inscriptions, and must themselves have built largely here, although never on the same scale of magnificence as their ancient predecessors.