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
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
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, 4th century AD, British Museum 123093
Sasanian Plate with King Astride a Fallow Deer, 4th century AD, British Museum 124091
Klimova plate, Shapur III Killing a Leopard, 4th century AD, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
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 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 Royal Feast, 6th-7th Centuries AD, Walters Art Gallery 57.709
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
A Sassanid (or Islamic) Oval Bowl with Enthronement Scene, 7th Century AD, Walters Art Gallery 57.625
'Khusraw’s Dial'. A Sassanid (or Islamic) Dish with Enthronement Scene, 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
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
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
Sasanian or Khorosanian Dish with hunting scene, 8th century, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Arab, Syrian or Byzantine Horse Archers Hunting, on Textiles, 7th-8th Centuries, Cologne & Prague
Semirecye plate, Armoured cavalrymen attacking a fortress, Central Asia, 9th-10th century, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Silver Bowl, from Iran or Afghanistan, 11th century, Hermitage, St. Petersburg, S-499
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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