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Historical Archive: Sasanian material (224-651 CE)

Undigitized material listed below. If you need an image that is not yet digitized, feel free to contact me and I will prioritize the requested object.


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incantation bowl from Seleucia (Iraq), ceramic and paint, 3rd c. BCE-3rd c. CE or 6th-7th c. CE, KM 0000.03.3756
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incantation bowl with Aramaic inscription to protect the woman Ngray from illness and curses, from Seleucia (Iraq), ceramic and paint, 3rd c. BCE-3rd c. CE or 4th-7th c. CE, KM 0000.01.9504
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incantation bowl from Seleucia (Iraq), ceramic and paint, 3rd c. BCE-3rd c. CE or 4th-7th c. CE, KM 0000.01.9503
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egg shell from Seleucia (Iraq) with ink gibberish inscription, possibly to break a curse, 3rd c. BCE-3rd c. CE or 4th-7th c. CE, KM 0000.01.9050
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Dionysiac scene on Sasanian silver/gilt dish, 224-651, from Alkino village, Pernoll, MSHM
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cylinder seal, probably Sassanian, crystal, Leiden A 1952/1.2
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cylinder seal, probably Sassanian, crystal, Leiden A 1952/1.2
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cylinder seal, probably Sassanian, crystal, Leiden A 1952/1.2
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Abraham and Isaac, banded agate intaglio, CdM Chab. 1330
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Valerian (253-60) captured by Shapur I (241-72), Sassanian sardonyx cameo, c. 260 CE, CdM Babelon 360
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Eleanor Vase: crystal vessel Sasanian sixth/seventh century, or Islamic; metalwork 1137-47. Louvre MR 340. This work has its own page.
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Cup of Chosroes. Gold, rock crystal, red and green glass, Sassanian, 531-579. CdM Chab. 2538. This work has its own page.


bearded figure, crystal intaglio, Leiden B 1982/5.632

female bust with Pahlavi inscription, carnelian intaglio, 4th c., BM 120174

lion, almandine intaglio, 7th c., BM 119769

mother and child with Pahlavi inscription, garnet intaglio, CdM Chab. 1331

pheasant with Pahlavi inscription, crystal intaglio, 6th c., BM 120301

Visitation? Carnelian intaglio, CdM Chab. 1332