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Sasanian–early Islamic
ca. 6th–8th century A.D.
Iran, Qasr-i Abu Nasr
Sasanian or Islamic
Ceramic, glaze
H. 8-1/2 in. x W. 6-1/2 in. x Th. 1 cm
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1934
Accession Number:
Not on view
1933–34, 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 1934, ceded in the division of finds.
Whitcomb, Donald S. 1985. Before the Roses and Nightingales: Excavations at Qasr-i Abu Nasr, Old Shiraz. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 50-51, fig. 16c.
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