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Horseman spearing a boar

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Stucco plaque of a horseman spearing a boar. It is done in high raised relief. Many details are incised. It is badly damaged. Portions are missing. It is backed with plaster.

Provenance

1936, excavated at Rayy (Chal Turkhan, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1939, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: January 12, 1939)

Credit Line

University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Sasanian, A.D. 226–642

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Rayy (Chal Turkhan), Iran

Dimensions

Height x width: 37.5 x 33.7 cm (14 3/4 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

39.488

Medium or Technique

Stucco

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture