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Persian warrior
  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • Persian warrior, Sassanian period (226–641)
  • Where object was made: Persia (present-day Iran)
  • paint on parchment
  • Object Height/Width: slightly irregular 12 x 13.8 cm
    Object Height/Width: slightly irregular 47 1/4 x 54 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0160

Miniature, paint on irregular shaped parchment. Profile of man at right from the torso up. Left arm extended above head, text in two columns vertical at right.