Relief of a hawk attacking a duck

Persian (Seljuk or earlier)
11–12th century


Object Place: Rayy, Iran

Dimensions

Overall: 31.2 x 36 x 3 cm (12 5/16 x 14 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.915

Medium or Technique

Stucco

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Relief in stucco of a hawk attacking a duck or goose, excavated at Rayy in a findspot indicative of a domestic setting.

Provenance

1934, excavated at Rayy (Cheshmeh Ali Tepe, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1935, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: June 6, 1935)

Credit Line

University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition