Bowl fragment inscribed for Xerxes

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Achaemenid, reign of Xerxes
486–465 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 8.1 cm (3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.23

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The fragment is inscribed in hieroglyphic and cuneiform for Xerxes.

Provenance

By 1985: with Eshagh Sakhaei, Brighton, MA; 1985: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Sakhaei, 27 February 1985.
(Accession date: February 27, 1985)

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund