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Part of parapet

Period:
Achaemenid
Date:
ca. 6th–5th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran, Qasr-i Abu Nasr
Culture:
Achaemenid
Medium:
Limestone, black
Dimensions:
29 x 36.5 x 17 in. (73.66 x 92.71 x 43.18 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Reliefs
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.175.1
Not on view
1932–33, excavated by J.M. Upton, W. Hauser and C.K. Wilkinson on behalf of The Persian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; acquired by the Museum in 1933, ceded in the division of finds.
Hauser, Walter. 1933. "The Persian Expedition, 1932-1933." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 28 (11), Part 2, p. 39, fig. 1.

Dimand, Maurice S. 1934. "An Achaemenian alabaster relief." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 29 (7), pp. 118-119.

Whitcomb, Donald S. 1985. Before the Roses and Nightingales: Excavations at Qasr-i Abu Nasr, Old Shiraz. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 39, fig 11n.
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