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Bowl fragment inscribed for Xerxes

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The fragment is inscribed in hieroglyphic and cuneiform for Xerxes.

Provenance

By 1985: with Eshagh Sakhaei, Brighton, MA; 1985: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Sakhaei, 27 February 1985. (Accession date: February 27, 1985)

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Achaemenid, reign of Xerxes, 486–465 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 8.1 cm (3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.23

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels