The "Kutais Plate"
A Sasanian King Hunting Lion and Tiger


Dish with royal hunt for lion and tiger.
End 6th-beggining 7th c. Silver. Diameter 19.2 cm.
Found prior to 1903; purchased in Kutais, Georgia. Acq. 1905 from Archaeological Commission; Inv. no. S-58.
Pub.: Smirnov no. 287; Trever and Lukonin no. 12.
State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg :: Sasanian Metalwork. washington.edu



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