The Investiture of Ardeshir II, IV century AD
Bas relief at Taq-i-Bustan


The Large Grotto, The Interior.
Source: graphicnet.ir



Referenced in Elsie Holmes Peck, "The Representation of Costumes in the Reliefs of Taq-i-Bustan." Artibus Asiae, Vol. 31, No. 2/3, 1969, Fig. 7.
'On the relief of the Investiture of Ardeshir II of the fourth century A.D. at Taq-i-Bustan, the king is clad in a tunic which seems to be gathered up at the sides thus producing a round apron effect in front.'



Ancient Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
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