Plaque with a decorative flower relief

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Sasanian
650–750


Findspot: Iran, Rayy (Chal Turkhan), CC-11, 12, 21, p.r. 7, 10, 11; 5, 17; 12

Dimensions

Height x width: 43.4 x 45.5 cm (17 1/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

39.487

Medium or Technique

Stucco relief

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Stucco plaque with a decorative flower relief. Stems with three bulbous flowers alternate with fleur de lis in low relief. Above is a band of three rosettes. 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