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Plaque: Horseman spearing a boar. Stucco. Badly damaged. 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

Findspot

Rayy (Chal Turkhan)

Dimensions

Overall: 36.7 x 36 cm (14 7/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

39.491

Medium or Technique

Stucco

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture