The "Yazdgard I Plate"
A Sasanian King Hunting a Stag


A larger image of The "Yazdgard I Plate", A Sasanian King Hunting a Stag

Period: Sasanian
Date: ca. A.D. 399420
Geography: Iran
Culture: Sasanian
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Dimensions: Plate: Diam. 23.3-23.4 H. 3.3 Thickness at rim: 0.24-0.29 Foot: Diam. 7.6-7.7 H. 1.1 Thickness: 0.22-0.26 Weight: 713g
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1970

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Accession Number: 1970.6



The lower torso of a very similar figure is referenced as figure 54 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
54. Silver plate, Shāpūr II, late 4th century AD, Sassanian, Hermitage, Leningrad (WRW).
[See also The "Klimova Plate", A Sasanian King, Shapur III, Killing a Leopard]



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