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Figure of an animal

Period:
Sasanian
Date:
ca. 3rd–7th century A.D.
Geography:
Iran, Qasr-i Abu Nasr
Culture:
Sasanian
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
0.87 x 1.12 in. (2.21 x 2.84 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1934
Accession Number:
34.107.85
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, p. 245.
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