Exhibitions/ Art Object

Wall frieze with row of leaves

Period:
Sasanian
Date:
ca. 6th century A.D.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Ctesiphon
Culture:
Sasanian
Medium:
Stucco
Dimensions:
6 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 22 in. (17.1 x 10.8 x 55.9 cm)
Classification:
Stucco-Reliefs
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.150.10
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. 65-66, no. 71, pl. 20/1.

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. 18A, pp. 28-30.
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