Votive plaque

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Archaemenid
550–331 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.27

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Silver plaque incised with a figure of an Achaemenid guard wearing a quiver and bow, and holding a spear.

Provenance

By 1985: 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