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Title: Plate: the king Yazdgard I, slaying a stag
Date: ca. 399–420 CE
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Dimensions: 1 5/16 × 9 3/16 × 9 3/16 in., 1.6 lb. (3.3 × 23.4 × 23.4 cm, 713g)
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1970
Accession Number: 1970.6
“Sasanian Silver: Late Antique and Early Medieval Arts of Luxury from Iran.” The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, August 1967–September 1967.
“Patterns of Collecting: Selected Acquisitions 1965-1975.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, December 6, 1975–March 23, 1976.
“Weihrauch und Seide: Alte Kulturen an der Seidenstraße.” Palais Harrach, Vienna, January 21, 1996–April 14, 1996.
“Les Perses Sassanides: Fastes D’Un Empire Oublié, 224-642,” Musée Cernuschi, Paris, September 15, 2006–December 30, 2006.
“Glass, Gilding, and Grand Design: Art of Sasanian Iran (224-642),” Asia Society, New York, February 14, 2007–May 20, 2007.
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