One fragmentary plaque (a vertical ornament with a floral motif)

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


Findspot: Saveh, Iran

Dimensions

Length: 48.5 cm (19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

39.493

Medium or Technique

Stucco relief

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

A fragmentary stucco plaque. A vertical ornament with coping. Foliage and floral motifs are incised with triangular cutting, also in relief. It is broken in two places. The surface is rough and worn.

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