Iran

  • Essays (82)
  • Works of Art (243)
  • Chronology (24)
  • Head of a Persian guard
    55.121.3
  • Relief fragment with graffiti of two humans and animal heads
    45.11.17
  • Relief: figure in a procession
    39.133
  • Bull's head from column capital
    47.100.83
  • Figurine
    54.55.2
  • Female figure
    51.7.1
  • Plaque in the form of a reclining man
    55.162.2
  • Silver gilt bowl
    1990.228
  • Vessel
    66.235
  • Silver drachm
    99.35.2953
  • Drachm
    99.35.2951
  • Earrings
    1984.175.38a,b
  • Earring
    X.94
  • Earring
    35.29.2
  • Earring
    35.29.1
  • Drawing of Sasanian rock relief: Ardashir I (r. A.D. 224-241) and the Zoroastrian divinity Ahura Mazda at Naqsh-i Rustam, southern Iran
    1998.6.3
  • Untitled
    2014.45
  • The Key
    2014.690
  • Callilgraphic Drawing 1 and 2, Untitled
    2014.299.1,2
  • Ahmad Shah - The Last King of Qajar
    2014.430
  • Untitled, 2013
    2013.1092
  • Drachm of Bahram IV
    99.35.2965
  • Bowl with Bahram Gur and Azada
    57.36.2
  • Oval bowl with grapevine scrolls inhabited by birds and animals
    59.130.1
  • Plate with youths and winged horses
    63.152
  • 1970.301.66
  • Plate: the king Yazdgard I, slaying a stag
    1970.6
  • Garden Gathering
    03.9c
  • Tiraz fragment
    31.19.2
  • Tiraz fragment
    31.106.27
  • Folios from a Qur’an Manuscript
    40.164.5ab
  • Shirt #1
    2012.109
  • Untitled
    2012.356
  • Cope
    49.32.71
  • Bag
    29.23.24
  • Dragon and Clouds
    2010.309
  • Bath scraper
    26.102.7
  • Faces #10
    1993.328.1
  • Faces #53
    1993.328.2
  • Flight of the Dolphin
    2010.395
  • Velvet Panel with Hunting Scene
    1972.189
  • Textile Fragment Depicting a Figure in a Landscape
    08.109.3
  • Velvet Fragment with Design from Nizami's Khusrau and Shirin
    1978.60
  • Safavid Courtiers Leading Georgian Captives
    52.20.12
  • Silk Fragment with a Rosebush, Deer and Flower Pattern
    49.32.99
  • Sash with Flowering Plants
    33.80.18
  • Textile Panel with birds Amid Flowering Vines
    26.231.2
  • Velvet Panel with Flowering Plants
    12.72.5
  • Silk velvet signed by
    52.20.13
  • Panel
    46.156.72
  • Stone oil lamp
    38.40.116
  • Physician's Cupping Glass or Alembic
    40.170.132
  • Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi
    13.160.10
  • Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
    19.68.1
  • Ewer base with Zodiac medallions
    91.1.530
  • Inkwell with Zodiac signs
    59.69.2a,b
  • Bowl
    68.215.10
  • Inkwell with twelve Zodiac medallions
    44.131
  • Flask with Zodiac medallions
    57.164
  • Bowl
    27.13.9
  • Footed bowl
    91.1.543
  • Mortar and pestle made for Abu Bakr 'Ali Malikzad al-Tabrizi
    91.1.527a,b
  • Bowl with green, yellow, and brown splashed decoration
    38.40.137
  • Two Bowls with Figures and a Footed Plate with Birds
    38.40.290
  • Strand of beads
    48.101.70
  • Pen Box with Architectural Cartouches
    2008.246a,b
  • Pectoral ornament
    2008.579.3
  • Saber
    36.25.1293
  • 35.64.3
  • Standard
    1984.504.2
  • Seal ring with inscription
    12.224.6
  • Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
    63.210
  • 63.210.4
  • 63.210.18
  • 63.210.22
  • Cordiform Pendant
    2005.443.1
  • Crown
    2006.544.8
  • Collar stud
    2007.497.6
  • Pair of Armbands
    2006.544.13a,b
  • Pectoral ornament
    2008.579.6
  • Amulet Holder
    2005.443.8
  • The Anhalt Medallion Carpet
    46.128
  • Chess set
    1971.193a-ff
  • Dish with two intertwined dragons
    65.109.2
  • The Emperor's Carpet
    43.121.1
  • Earrings and Pendant
    2007.340
  • Pair of Earrings
    2006.273a,b
  • 1988.430
  • The Seley Carpet
    1978.550
  • Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
    1994.402
  • Striding figure with ibex horns, a raptor skin draped around the shoulders, and upturned boots
    2007.280
  • 1970.301.73
  • 1970.301.62
  • Pen Box (Qalamdan) Depicting Shah Isma'il in a Battle against the Uzbeks
    2006.523
  • 1970.301.35
  • The Shah's Wise Men Approve Zal's Marriage: From the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
    1970.301.13
  • 1970.301.4
  • 1970.301.36
  • 1970.301.51
  • 1970.301.3
  • 1970.301.21
  • Book of Prayers, Sura Yasin and Surat al-Fath
    2003.239
  • Goblets with applied decoration
    2000.279.1,.2
  • Fragment
    2001.54
  • Bird-shaped oil lamp
    2001.470
  • Qur'an Bookbinding Inset with Turquoise
    56.222
  • <em>Khamsa</em> (Quintet) of Nizami
    13.228.6
  • Lion's head terminal
    63.109.1
  • Pin in the form of a lion
    61.100.10
  • Pair of bird-shaped handles
    61.100.3ab
  • Plaque fragment
    65.163.22
  • Bell inscribed with the Urartian royal name Argishti
    1977.186
  • Plaque fragment with chariot scenes inscribed with the Urartian royal name Argishti
    1976.5
  • Belt fragment of animals
    52.123
  • Tetradrachm of Seleucus I
    1974.105.9
  • Abraham Sacrificing Isaac
    1970.275
  • Page of calligraphy
    1979.518.6
  • Naser al-Din Shah
    1977.683.22
  • Naser al-Din Shah
    1977.683.24
  • Kamanche
    1998.72
  • Women of Allah
    1997.129.8
  • Cuirass (char-aina)
    48.92.1
  • Page of calligraphy in ornamental style
    1998.268
  • Portrait of a Girl in a Round Pendant
    20.106.2
  • Rose and nightingale (gul-o-bul-bul) drawing
    1993.98
  • Hanging
    10.33.1
  • Tile with an image of a prince on horseback
    83.1.67
  • Salman-i Farsi's Conversion
    1997.293
  • Mashq or Practice Page
    62.152.12
  • Marriage contract
    1979.518.5a-q
  • The Queen of Sheba Enthroned
    1979.518.1
  • Assembly of Four Sufis
    1979.461
  • Swan-Neck Glass Bottle
    17.190.829
  • Garden carpet
    67.156
  • Lacquer Mirror Case
    1979.460.2ab
  • Saber with Scabbard
    23.232.2
  • Vase Carpet
    1970.302.2
  • Planispheric astrolabe
    63.166a-j
  • Bowl with three fish
    59.60
  • Pen box
    89.2.194
  • Frieze Tile
    10.9.1
  • Tile from an inscriptional frieze
    12.44
  • Tile Panel in the form of an Architectural Niche
    09.87
  • Mihrab Tile
    1983.345
  • Bowl
    34.151
  • Large Jar
    56.185.3
  • Covered Jar
    57.61.12a,b
  • 1974.290.31
  • 36.113.2
  • Bahram Gur Hunting with Azada: From the <I>Shahnama</I> (Book of Kings)
    57.51.32
  • Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
    57.51.25
  • 1974.290.23
  • 1974.290.26
  • Buzurgmihr Masters the Game of Chess: Folio from the <em>Shahnama</em> (Book of Kings)
    34.24.1
  • Nushirvan Receives Mihras, Envoy of Caesar: Folio from the <em>Shahnama</em> (Book of Kings)
    34.24.3
  • Nushirvan Eating Food Brought by the Sons of Mahbud: Folio from the <em>Shahnama</em> (Book of Kings)
    52.20.2
  • Footed cup
    91.1.559
  • The Lovers
    50.164
  • Bottle
    30.95.158
  • Reciting Poetry in a Garden
    03.9b
  • Pen Box with a Europeanizing Landscape
    2000.491a,b
  • Mounted Hunter with Dog
    1975.192.17
  • A Portuguese
    55.121.23
  • Book cover with Christian themes
    34.23
  • Shahnama (Book of Kings)
    13.228.17
  • Calligraphic Plaque
    1987.14
  • Floral Brocade
    59.58
  • Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi
    1974.290.43
  • Lion and Dragon in Combat
    1974.20
  • Jar with lion and landscape elements
    30.95.160a,b
  • 50.190.1
  • Page of Calligraphy
    62.152.14
  • Stamp seal and modern impression: geometric pattern
    1986.311.1
  • 63.210.11
  • Binding for the Mantiq al-tayr (Language of the Birds)
    63.210.67
  • Velvet with Figural Imagery
    52.20.11
  • Three Men before a Castle: Folio from the <em>Khavarannama</em> (Book of the East) of Ibn Husam
    55.184.1
  • Wine Drinking in a Spring Garden
    57.51.24
  • Bowl
    32.33
  • Composite camel with attendant
    25.83.6
  • Jewelry elements
    1989.87a-l
  • 1970.301.2
  • Silk Animal Carpet
    14.40.721
  • Bowl
    17.120.70
  • Standing man
    51.72.1
  • Carpet with a compartment design
    10.61.3
  • Princely Hawking Party
    12.223.1
  • Qur'an of Ibrahim Sultan
    13.228.1
  • Anthology of Persian Poetry
    13.228.19
  • Head of a ruler
    47.100.80
  • Clasp with an eagle and its prey
    17.190.2055
  • Cylinder seal and modern impression: worshiper before a seated ruler or deity; seated female under a grape arbor
    1987.343
  • Spout in the shape of a man's head
    56.56
  • Head of a king
    65.126
  • Stamp seal: standing noble holding a flower
    22.139.41
  • Plate with king hunting rams
    34.33
  • Top of standard with male figure and flanking ibexes attacked by dogs
    57.13.1
  • Roundel with the head of a
    1989.281.24
  • Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings
    63.74
  • Relief: two servants bearing food and drink
    34.158
  • Fluted bowl
    54.3.1
  • Vessel terminating in the forepart of a fantastic leonine creature
    54.3.3
  • Spouted jar
    60.20.15
  • Cup with a frieze of gazelles
    62.84
  • Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
    1979.447
  • Top for standard
    1996.82.1
  • Storage jar decorated with mountain goats
    59.52
  • Vase with overlapping pattern and three bands of palm trees
    17.190.106
  • Kneeling bull holding a spouted vessel
    66.173
  • Ewer with Birds and Animals
    39.40.101
  • Bowl with Arabic Inscription,
    40.170.15
  • Bowl with wheel-cut facets
    59.34
  • Folio from a Qur'an manuscript
    29.160.23
  • Textile
    31.106.64
  • Bottle with sprinkler top
    1998.234
  • Bowl with Arabic Inscription,
    40.170.25
  • Mirror
    42.136
  • Molded horse and rider with cheetah
    66.23
  • Fragments of a Plate with Engraved Designs
    40.170.131
  • Painted dado panel
    40.170.176
  • Bowl
    65.270.1
  • Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
    1996.294.1
  • Bowl with prince on horseback
    51.53
  • Fragment of a cornice panel
    40.170.441
  • Ewer with inscriptions and hunting scenes
    38.40.240
  • Basin with Figural Imagery
    91.1.521
  • Dish depicting a wedding procession
    1983.247
  • Woven Tapestry Fragment
    50.83
  • Mihrab (prayer niche)
    39.20
  • Princely figure with jeweled crown
    67.119
  • Ewer
    44.15
  • Yazdegird I Kicked to Death by the Water Horse: Folio from the <em>Shahnama</em> (Book of Kings)
    57.51.33
  • Animal-spouted pitcher
    38.40.247
  • Tile with Image of Phoenix
    12.49.4
  • Stand for a Qur'an manuscript
    10.218
  • 33.70
  • Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi
    51.56
  • Bowl with astronomical and royal figures
    57.36.4
  • Armlet
    57.88a-c
  • Ewer with dancing females within arcades
    67.10a,b
  • Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle
    47.100.90
  • Beaker with relief-cut decoration
    1974.45
  • Bowl with Arabic Inscription
    65.106.2
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