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Mirror or lid with handle in the form of a lion

Period:
Sasanian
Date:
ca. 6th–7th century A.D.
Geography:
Iran, Qasr-i Abu Nasr
Culture:
Sasanian
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
2.75 in. (6.99 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Vessels
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.30.10
Not on view
1935, 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 1936, 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. 166-167, fig. 62f.
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