Monday, April 8, 2013

Ancient Iran at the LACMA

Just one more post of images from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, because I love the art of classical Iran. Above, dish decorated with boars, Sassanian period, 225-650 CE.

Golden statuette of a ram, undated.

Silver plate showing a king hunting, Sassanian period, 225-650 CE.

A finger ring, Achaemenid Period, 550-330 BCE.

Rhyton, Parthian period, 150 BCE to 225 CE.

Earrings, Sassanian, 5th century.

Dragon ornament, Sassanian, 225-650 CE.

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