Collections: Items Tagged "Sassanid"

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On View: Recumbent Lion

Although lions were rare in pharaonic times, having been driven south by climate change, they remained important in Egyptian culture. An ima...

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.

    On View: Asen Altar

    Asen altars serve as monuments to the dead for the Fon. Placed in family shrines, they become the focus of interaction with ancestors. This ...

     
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    Found 5 Items Tagged "Sassanid"


    Bowl Depicting Bahram Gur and AzadaBahram Gur Visits the Dome of Piruza on Wednesday, Page from the Haft paykar (Seven Portraits), from a manuscript of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami (d. 1209)Bahram Gur Hunting Onagers with Fitna, Page from the Haft paykar (Seven Portraits), from a manuscript of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami (d. 1209)Bahram Gur and Courtiers Entertained by Barbad the Musician, Page from a manuscript of the Shahnama of Firdawsi (d. 1020)Bahram Gur and Azadeh
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