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Curved sides. Thick, high foot. Inside carved in relief and gilded with designs showing the Moon-god, Mah, within a crescent moon, seated above the caonopy mounted on the chariot drawn by four zebus with two driers. Mah is enthroned like a Sassanian king with ceremonial axe, spear and cushions....

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Credit Line

Keith McLeod Fund

Near Eastern, Persian, Sasanian, A.D. 225–630

Dimensions

4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.587

Medium or Technique

Silver-gilt

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassified