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Silver plaque incised with a figure of an Achaemenid guard wearing a quiver and bow, and holding a spear.

Provenance

By 1985: Eshagh Sakhaei, Brighton, MA; 1985: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Sakhaei, 27 February 1985. (Accession date: February 27, 1985)

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Archaemenid, 550–331 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.27

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects