Exhibitions/ Art Object

Frieze

Period:
Sasanian
Date:
ca. 6th century A.D.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Ctesiphon
Culture:
Sasanian
Medium:
Stucco
Dimensions:
6.5 x 37 in. (16.51 x 93.98 cm)
Classification:
Stucco-Reliefs
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.150.3
Not on view
1931–32, excavated by the Joint Expedition of the Staatliche Museen of Berlin and the Metropolitan Museum of Art; acquired by the Museum in 1932, ceded in the division of finds.
Upton, Joseph. 1932. “The Expedition to Ctesiphon, 1931-1932.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 27, p. 192.

Kühnel, Ernst. 1933. Die Ausgrabungen der zweiten Ktesiphon-Expedition. Berlin: Staatliche Museen, pp. 19-20, fig. 33.

Kröger, Jens. 1982. Sasanidischer Stuckdekor. Baghdader Forschungen Band 5. Mainz: Philip von Zabern, p. 16, no. 2, pl. 3/1.
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