Archaizing Relief of a Seated King and Attendants
Arts of the Islamic World
late 19th century
11 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. (29.8 x 27.7 cm)
Dimensions not verified as of 5/18/08. -LA (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Archaizing Relief of a Seated King and Attendants, late 19th century. Alabaster, carved, 11 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. (29.8 x 27.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.224. Creative Commons-BY
overall, 08.480.224_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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Alabaster relief with carved depiction of an Iranian king seated on his throne; behind him, an attendant with a fan and a standing bodyguard with spear. In front of the throne, another bodyguard shown in rear view, with spear. Although it is likely created in the late XIXth century A.D., it is in the style of Vth-IVth century B.C.
Condition: Intact. Back of relief is concave and was pierced for suspension. False staining removed from surface in January 1956. Treated 4/2/1991, see conservation file for details.
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