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Plates with figures from Persia and Central Asia
and bowls, cups, cameos, plaques, paintings, reliefs and textiles with similar iconography.

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Phalera with Bactrian War Elephant and Crew Going Leftwards. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. S-64.
Phalera with Bactrian War Elephant and Crew Going Rightwards. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. S-65.
Wall-painting of a hunt from Dura Europos, Parthian, second century, Musée du Louvre, Paris
Silver dish from the Oxus Treasure, Parthian, c. 200, British Museum 124086
A Sasanian Cameo of Shapur I vanquishing Emperor Valerian, 260 AD, Cabinet des Médailles, Paris
Relief of Bahram II enthroned at Naqsh-i Bahram, Bishapur, Persia, c.280s AD
Sasanian silver-gilt plate from Shemakha. Male figure hunting. 3rd to early 4th centuries.
Sasanian silver-gilt plate from Krasnaya Polyana. Male figure lassoing a bear. 3rd to early 4th centuries.
Sasanian silver-gilt plate of Hormizd II Hunting Ostrich. Early 4th Century A.D. Bonhams 2014 Lot 107.
Relief of Enthroned King, Bishapur, Persia, before 309 AD
Turushev plate, A Sasanian King Hunting Lions, 310-320 CE, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Pereshchepina plate, Shapur II Hunting Mountain Sheep, 310-320s CE, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Sasanian Plate with King Astride a Fallow Deer, 4th century AD, British Museum 124091
Shapur II hunting, Sassanian, 309-79 AD, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Burnett plate, A Sasanian King Hunting Mountain Sheep, AD 310–79, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 57.51.19
Sari Plate, A Sasanian Noble Hunting Lions, from Iran, Tehran - Iran Bastan Museum 1275
Stroganov (or Freer Shapur) Plate, A Sasanian King Hunting Boar, 4th century AD, Freer Gallery of Art, 34.23
Sasanian, Kushano-Sasanian or Hephthalite Plate with a gift of a ring, 4th century AD, British Museum 123093
Klimova plate, Shapur III Killing a Leopard, 4th century AD, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Sasanian plate depicting Ardashir I hunting wild boar. Late 4th or early 5th century. Shelby White Collection.
Bowl Depicting a Lion Hunt, 4th-5th century, Northern India, State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, S-8
Kerchevoe plate, A Sasanian King Hunting Boar, 390-420s CE, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Yazdgard I plate, A Sasanian King Hunting a Stag, c. AD 399–420, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1970.6
Bahram Gur and Azadeh plate, Sasanian, 5th century AD, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1994.402
Gandharan cosmetic lid with hunting scene, 4th-6th centuries AD, Kronos collection
Tcherdyne Dish, Sasanian, 5th or 6th-7th centuries AD, King of Kings Peroz (457-483) hunting, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, S-216
Sasanian plate with King Hunting Deer, Los Angeles County Museum of Art 1999.130.1
Swat Bowl, Bactrian, 5th-6th century, Hephthalite, Huna or Kidarite cavalry, British Museum: 1963,1210.11
Hormizd plate, A Sasanian King Hunting Lions, 5th-6th Century, The Cleveland Museum of Art 1962.150
Qazvin hunting plate, A Sasanian King (Peroz or Kavad I) Hunting Rams, c. mid-5th–mid-6th century AD, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 34.33
Varahran V Plate. Silver plate with hunting scene, 5thC-7thC, British Museum 124092
Strelka dish of Khusrau I with his Court, 6th century AD, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Cup of Khusrau I, 6th century AD, Bibliothèque Nationale de France
A battle between Arabs, Persians and Ethiopians & enthroned ruler. Coptic textile fragment of legging, Egypt, 6th-7th century, Musée des Tissus, Lyon, France
Sassanid Bowl with Hunting Scenes and a 'Senmurv', 6th-7th century. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. S-57
Kutais plate, A Sasanian King Hunting Lion and Tiger, end 6th-beginning 7th century, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
A Sasanian silver plate with a gift of a ring, 6th-7th Centuries AD, Walters Art Museum 57.709
Sasanian king carved in ivory, Egypt, c.619-639 CE. Walters Art Museum 71.62
A Sasanian Horseman on a Stucco Panel, 7th century, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Perozan plate, A Sasanian King Hunting Tigers, 1st half 7th century, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, S-13
Ufa plate, Sasanian King Hunting Mountain Sheep, 1st half 7th century, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
'Shumei Plate' A post Sasanian plate with a king hunting lion and boar, 7th century. Miho Museum, Japan
Nizhniaia Shakharovskaia plate, Shapur III, Sogdian, 7th century AD, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Sitting Surya (solar deity), marble. Khair Khaneh, Afghanistan. Ex- Kabul museum.
A Sassanid (or Islamic) Oval Bowl with Enthronement Scene, 7th Century AD, Walters Art Gallery 57.625
A Sassanid (or Islamic) Bowl with Moon Chariot, 'Khusraw's Dial' or 'Clock of Chosroes', Klimova, c.7th Century AD, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg S-43
The cows of the Moon’s chariot are being pulled by Apam-Napāt. Silver-gilt plate, Bonhams, Lot 177, 2012.
The cows of the Moon’s chariot are being pulled by Apam-Napāt. Silver-gilt plate, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
A Sassanid (or Islamic) Bowl with Enthronement Scene, Qazvin, c.7th Century AD, Iran Bastan Museum, Tehran
A Sasanian silver gilt plate with a gift of a ring, 7th Century AD. Sackler Gallery S1987.113
Silver bowl with a 4-armed goddess seated on a lion. Khwarezm, 658AD. British museum 1877,0820.1
A Post Sasanian Banquet Scene, Tabaristan, 7th Century AD, British Museum 1963,1210.3
A Post Sasanian Banquet Scene, Iran or Iraq, 7th-8th Century AD, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Post Sasanian Dish with Royal Feast, Central Asia, Late 7th - early 8th century. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. S-47
Novo-Bayazet plate, A Sasanian King Hunting a Boar, a Bear, and a Lion, 7th Century AD, Museum of Islamic Art, Berlin, I. 4925
Sassanid Plate with Bahram Gur and Azade on a camel, 7th Century. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. S-252
Plate with a Sasanian King Hunting, Foroughi Collection, Teheran
Sackler plate, Sasanian King Hunting Ibex, 600-800 AD, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, S1987.109
Kulagysh dish, soldiers in winged helmets in combat, 7th-8th centuries AD, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Cup with horseman, Khwarezm, c. 7th to beginning of the 8th Century, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Umayyad textile with a Sasanian King, Iran or Central Asia, 7th-8th century, David Collection Museum, Copenhagen, 23/2011
Floor painting with hunting scene, Umayyad, 727 AD, Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi, Syria
'Pur-i Vahman' plate with a Horsearcher Hunting, Khurisani or Soghdian, c.8th Century, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. S-247
Warrior with sword fighting a lion on a Post-Sassanian Gilt Silver Dish, Umayyad Iran, c.8th Century
Arab, Syrian or Byzantine Horse Archers Hunting, on Textiles, 7th-8th Centuries, Cologne & Prague
Nestorian Crucifixion, Resurrection and Ascension. Central Asia, 9th-10th century, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg.
Semirecye plate, Armoured cavalrymen attacking a fortress, Central Asia, 9th-10th century, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. S-46
Silver Bowl, from Iran or Afghanistan, 11th century, Hermitage, St. Petersburg, S-499
Bowl with the Ascension of Alexander the Great, Byzantine, 12th century. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, W-1501
Medallions on a bowl with the Ascension of Alexander the Great, Byzantine, 12th century. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, W-1501
Iskander as an Enthroned Arab Ruler and his Guards. The 'Kitab al-Hayawan' of al-Jāḥiẓ. p36a. Mamluk Egyptian, 14th century. Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan
Silver Gilt Plate with Sassanid King defeating a Catafract, early 20th century(?), Azerbaijan Museum, Tabriz, Iran



See also 9th-10th centuries, Saffarid-Samanid period bowls portraying Persian armoured warriors, Nishapur, Khurasan
Other Ancient Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
Other Persian Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers



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