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Parthian hoard

Complete.

Provenance

1934, excavated at Rayy (Cheshmeh Ali Tepe, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1935, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: June 6, 1935)

Credit Line

University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Parthian, mid-3rd century B.C.–early 3rd century A.D.

Findspot

Rayy, Iran

Accession Number

35.983

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins