The "Ufa Plate"
A Sasanian King Hunting Mountain Sheep


A larger image of the "Ufa Plate", A Sasanian King Hunting Mountain Sheep. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, S-297.

Title: Dish with Scene of the Royal Hunt
Place of creation: Iran
Date: First half of the 7th century
Material: silver
Technique: gilded, cast, chased and engraved
Dimensions: diameter 20.3 cm
Place of finding: Ufa (Bashkortostan)
Inventory Number: S-297
State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, S-297



Dish with royal hunt.
1st half 7th c. Silver, gilding. Diameter 20.3 cm.
Found 1941 Ufa, Bashkir Autonomous Republic. Acquired 1945. Inv. no. S-297.
Pub.: Trever & Lukonin no. 10; Scythian 1969, no. 91.
State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg :: Sasanian Metalwork. washington.edu



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