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Bust of a king, Hormisdas II. On each side an inscription. S.L. 19.

Provenance

By 1897: Count Michael Tyszkiewicz Collection; 1898: auction of the M. Tyszkiewicz Collection, Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, 9 rue Drouot, Paris, June 8-10, lot 293 (said to have been found in Asia Minor); 1898: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1898. (Accession date: Jan-01-1898)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Sasanian, A.D. 226–651

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.033 Length:

Accession Number

98.711

Medium or Technique

Garnet

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals