Iran, Sasanian / Vase with Four Dancing Figures / 300-500Iran, Sasanian
Vase with Four Dancing Figures

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Creator Nationality: Asian; Middle Eastern; Persian
Creator Name-CRT: Iran, Sasanian
Title: Vase with Four Dancing Figures
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 300
Creation End Date: 500
Creation Date: 300-500
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Metalwork
Materials and Techniques: silver, partially gilt
Dimensions: Overall: 18.5cm x 11.5cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1962.294
Credit Line: Gift of Katharine Holden Thayer
Style or Period: Iran, Sasanian
Context: These dancers may be sacred images of the Zoroastrian religion of the Sasanians or they may be bacchantes, followers of a cult of the Roman wine god, Bacchus, who was popular in the Near East.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1962.294
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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