Fragmentary plaque: two boar's head medallions

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Sasanian
A.D. 226–642


Findspot: Rayy (Chal Turkhan), Iran

Dimensions

Height x width: 42 x 35.2 cm (16 9/16 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

39.486

Medium or Technique

Stucco relief

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragmentary plaque of two boar’s head medallions. There is a running loop with two rosettes, surmounted by Fleur de lis. It is made of stucco. It is in bad condition. It is backed with plaster.

Provenance

1936, excavated at Rayy (Chal Turkhan, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1939, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: January 12, 1939)

Credit Line

University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition