The "Nizhniaia Shakharovskaia Plate"
A Sasanian King Hunting Boar


Dish depicting Shapur III hunting boars.
Silver. Diameter 23 cm.
Middle Persian and Sogdian inscrs.: "Ramen. 230 drachm." "Keeper of the Seal Vagch."
Found 1886 vill. Nizhniaia Shakharovskaia, Krasnoufimskii u., Perm prov. along with other Central Asian silver dishes. Acquired 1891 from Archaeological Commission. Inv. no. S-16.
Pub.: Smirnov no. 58; Trever and Lukonin, no. 6.
State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg :: Sasanian Metalwork. washington.edu



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