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Border relief fragment

Period:
Sasanian
Date:
ca. 6th century A.D.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Ctesiphon
Culture:
Sasanian
Medium:
Stucco
Dimensions:
2.75 x 17.5 in. (6.99 x 44.45 cm)
Classification:
Stucco-Reliefs
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.150.46
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.

"Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, 7th–9th century," The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, March 14–July 8, 2012.

Kröger, Jens. 1982. Sasanidischer Stuckdekor. Baghdader Forschungen Band 5. Mainz: Philip von Zabern, pp. 97-99, no. 132, fig. 54, pl. 38/4.

Valtz Fino, E. 2012. "Stucco Elements from Ctesiphon." Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, 7th–9th century, exh. cat. edited by Helen C. Evans and Brandie Ratliff. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press, no. 18B, pp. 28-30.
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