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Relief of hawk attacking a duck

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Provenance

1934, excavated at Rayy (Cheshmeh Ali Tepe, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1935, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: June 6, 1935)

Credit Line

University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition

Persian (Seljuk or earlier), 12th century

Object Place

Islamic World

Dimensions

H. .312; W. .36; D. .03

Accession Number

35.915

Medium or Technique

Stucco

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture