Silver Gilt Plate with Sassanid King defeating a Catafract


Gilt silver plate, Azerbaijan Museum, Tabriz, Iran.
Photo by Alborz Fallah


Skupniewicz P. N. TABRIZ MUSEUM BATTLE DISH. FORMAL CONSIDERATIONS, concludes that "Most likely the plate was manufactured in late 1920s or 1930s in the time when Iranian national awareness received influence from the modern archaeological research."



See also Sasanian and Central Asian Plates


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