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One fragmentary plaque (a vertical ornament with a floral motif)

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A fragmentary stucco plaque. A vertical ornament with coping. Foliage and floral motifs are incised with triangular cutting, also in relief. It is broken in two places. The surface is rough and worn.


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


Saveh, Iran


Length: 48.5 cm (19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Stucco relief


The Ancient World