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Lobed vessel with a frieze of falcons

Period:
Achaemenid
Date:
ca. 6th–4th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran (?)
Culture:
Achaemenid
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
3.54 in. (8.99 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Vessels
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.82
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 405
By 1969, Moussa Shenas, Woodside, NY; acquired by the Museum in 1973, purchased from Shenas family.

“Ancient Persia: the Art of an Empire.” The University Museum, Austin, Texas, The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, February 12, 1978–June 17, 1978.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1972. "Departmental Accessions: Ancient Near East." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, No. 103 (Jul. 1,1972 - Jun. 30, 1973), p. 29.

Schmandt-Besserat, Denise. 1978. Ancient Persia: the Art of an Empire, exh. cat. Austin, Texas: The University Art Museum, p. 77, no. 92.
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