The "Burnett Plate"
A Sasanian King Hunting Mountain Sheep


A larger image of the "Burnett Plate", A Sasanian King Hunting Mountain Sheep

Period: Sasanian
Date: ca. A.D. 31079
Geography: Iran
Culture: Sasanian
Medium: Silver, partly gilt
Dimensions: Height: 1.9 inches (4.8 cm) Diameter: 9.13 inches (23.2 cm)
Credit Line: Cora Timken Burnett Collection of Persian Miniatures and Other Persian Art Objects, Bequest of Cora Timken Burnett, 1956
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Accession Number: 57.51.19



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