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Catalog Data

Medium:
Hematite
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 1.3 x 1.4 x 0.9 cm (1/2 x 9/16 x 3/8 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
225-650
Period:
Sasanian period
Previous custodian or owner:
Anonymous
Provenance:
From 1943-45 to 1981
Private collection, purchased from an antique dealer in Tehran, Iran between 1943 and 1945. [1]
From 1981
Freer Gallery of art, gift of an anonymous donor. [2]
Notes:
[1] According to donor, it was purchased in 1943-45 from an antique dealer in Tehran.
[2] See object record.
Topic:
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous gift
Accession Number:
FSC-X-10.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye360c40091-553a-43f1-8ea0-75fdefc39361
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_FSC-X-10.4