Acquired by the Museum in 1962, purchased from Habib Anavian, New York.
Wilkinson, Charles K. 1962. "Near Eastern Art". The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 21 (2), Ninety-Second Annual Report of The Trustees for The Fiscal Year 1961-1962 (Oct., 1962), p. 84.
Harper, Prudence O. 1971. "Sources of Certain Female Representations in Sasanian Art." La Persia nel Medioevo, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei. Roma, pp. 510-511, pl. V, fig. 1.