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Silver vessels of the Sasanian period

Prudence Oliver Harper

Silver vessels of the Sasanian period

by Prudence Oliver Harper

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Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art, published in association with Princeton University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East.
    • Subjects:
    • Silverwork, Sassanid.,
    • Silverwork, Ancient -- Middle East.,
    • Kings and rulers in art.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Prudence O. Harper ; with a technical study by Pieter Meyers.
      ContributionsMetropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK7173 .H37 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1 > :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4111210M
      ISBN 100870992481
      LC Control Number80026188

      - Explore rezamehdi's board "Sassanid", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Sassanid, Ancient persia and Ancient art pins. Elemental analysis of 38 silver vessels by thermal neutron activation analysis (TNAA) method dated to the Sasanian period in Metropolitan Museum of Art show that they are made of silver-copper.

      Silver-gilt bowl with king hunting, a typical subject in Sasanian metalwork. Sasanian art, or Sassanid art, was produced under the Sasanian Empire which ruled from the 3rd to 7th centuries AD, before the Muslim conquest of Persia was completed around In . 23 Apr - Explore zalimtekabaz's board "Sasanian silver" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Sassanid, Ancient persia and Ancient persian pins.

      Sasanian Heavy Cavalry and Standard Bearer Sasanian Heavy Cavalry The Sasanians, or Sasanids ( CE) were responsible for creating an important empire that included the Plateau of Iran, parts of Central Africa, Arabia, and Mesopotamia. Their artistic talent and cultural creativity influenced their neighbors, and their history remained a reference point for the later Islamic. A SASANIAN SILVER DISH One of the most notable additions to the Near Eastern collections made in recent years is a Sasanian silver dish decorated with a royal hunting scene in relief (fig. i),1 which may be classified among the great masterpieces of Persian art. Persian silver vessels of the Sasanian period (A.D. Acc. no. Fletcher.


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Silver vessels of the Sasanian period by Prudence Oliver Harper Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Silver Vessels of the Sasanian Period, Volume I, Royal Imagery (): Prudence O. Harper, Pieter Meyers: BooksCited by: Silver vessels represent one of the most important categories of Sasanian art that has survived from antiquity.

This chapter presents a survey of the different types Silver vessels of the Sasanian period book extant vessels—bowls, cups, plates, rhyta, vases and ewers, and “wine-boats.” The iconography of Author: Kate Masia-Radford. Silver Vessels of the Sasanian Period: Royal imagery Volume 1 of Silver Vessels of the Sasanian Period, Prudence Oliver Harper: Authors: Prudence Oliver Harper, Pieter Meyers: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art, ISBN:Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan5/5(1).

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Silver Vessels of the Sasanian Period. Vol. 1, Royal Imagery Harper, Prudence O., and Pieter Meyers () van den Hout, Theo. “The Silver Stag Vessel: A Royal Gift": Metropolitan. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency Library. Top Full text of "Silver Vessels of the Sasanian Period. Vol. 1, Royal Imagery" See other formats. Silver Vessels of the Sasanian Period. Vol. 1, Royal Imagery Item Preview. The place of Sasanian silver in the history of pre-Islamic Near-Eastern art has always been a prominent one.

The large collection of vessels housed in the Hermitage Museum and the smaller ones in the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris, the British Museum in London, and the Staatliche Museen in Berlin were catalogued in the early s and initiated considerable discussion and controversy.

Pieter Meyers is the author of Archaeometry of Pre-Columbian Sites and Artifacts ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Silver Vessels o. Despite the vagaries of preservation, fragments of Sasanian textiles have survived at a number of sites on the periphery of the Sasanian Empire, particularly in western China, Central Asia, and the Caucasus.

These display complex iconography better illustrated in many cases on Sasanian rock reliefs, particularly at Taq-e Bustan, and on silver vessels.

Silver vessels of the Sasanian period. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, published in association with Princeton University Press, © (OCoLC) There is also a silver gilt plate in the Cleveland Museum of Art (acc. ) depicting Hormizd II (but produced about years after his reign) wearing the same crown: cf.

P.O. Harper & P. Meyers, Silver Vessels of the Sasanian Period: Volume One. Royal Imagery, New York,pl. 14, pp. 61, Silver vessels of the Sasanian period.

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, published in association with Princeton University Press, ©(DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors /.

Harper, P. Silver vessels of the Sasanian period, vol. I: Royal imagery, New York, Harper, P. ‘ La vaisselle en métal ’, in Splendeur des Sassanides: L’empire perse entre Rome et la Chine (–), 12 février au 25 avrilBrussels, –Cited by: Heleanor B.

Feltham, “Lions, Silks and Silver: The Influence of Sasanian Persia”. Sino-Platonic Papers, (August ) 4 But for most of the four hundred years of Sasanian rule, the Persians were the dominant culture of the Silk Size: 5MB. "Sasanian Silver Vessels: Recent Developments." In The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Persia: New Light on the Parthian and Sasanian Empires, edited by Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis, Robert Hillenbrand and J.

Silver Vessels of the Sasanian Period, Vol. I: Royal Imagery. Guitty Azarpay & Prudence O. Harper - - Journal of the American Oriental Society (2) The Sasanians adopted and Iranized the Greek symbol of Victory, the diadem (stemma) with its long ribbon ties, as their symbol of diadem is first found on coinage of the Parthian Mithradates I.

Sasanian coins, mostly silver drachms, express the Sasanian view of world order, with the king and his crown surrounded by the diadem, often in the form of a ring of pearls, representing Author: Jenny Rose.

Contents: Introduction (John Curtis); Parthian and Sasanian History of Iran (Richard N Frye); Parthian Culture and Costume (Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis); The Rock Reliefs of Sasanian Iran (Georgina Herrmann); Sasanian Silver Vessels (Prudence O Harper); Mesopotamia in the Sasanian Period (St John Simpson); Sasanian Art beyond the Persian World.

In all, the Hermitage has three gold and thirty-five (or thirty-six) silver Sasanian vessels, of which the most noteworthy are eleven plates with scenes of royal hunts (Trever and Lukonin, ).

It is difficult to trace the exact limit between Sasanian and post-Sasanian periods; still three or four vessels can possibly be attributed to the.

There is some debate, of course, as to what objects are of Sasanian provenance and which ones may have been produced after the Sasanian period closely imitating Sasanian models. The latter may be found elsewhere in our selection, either in the section under. However, the tetradrachm already fell into disfavor in the early Sasanian period, during the reign of Bahram I (), as it was mostly made out of copper with a only a tiny bit of silver.

Hemidrachms also only appeared at the beginning of the Sasanian period. Obols and hemiobols. His personal research interests focus on the archaeology and history of Iraq and Iran, c BC. He is the author of a number of books including An Examination of Late Assyrian Metalwork, Ancient Persia, The Oxus Treasure, Forgotten Empire (with Nigel Tallis) and The Horse: From Arabia to Royal Ascot (with Nigel Tallis).5/5(1).

Abstract. Historical depictions of angels are a suitable means of tracing transculturality in the ancient world. For more than four centuries, and as far as the end of late antiquity, two great world powers, the Sasanian Empire, the last pre-Islamic Persian empire, and its neighbor, the Roman Empire, ruled the Near East and the Mediterranean—sometimes as well-disposed partners and, sometimes Author: Shervin Farridnejad.