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"Jonah and the Whale", Folio from a Jami al-Tavarikh (Compendium of Chronicles)
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Accession Number: 33.113
Luster Bowl with Winged Horse
Date: late 12th century
Medium: Stonepaste; luster-painted on opaque monochrome glaze
Accession Number: 16.87
Kneeling bull holding a spouted vessel
Date: ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 66.173
Storage jar decorated with mountain goats
Date: ca. 3800–3700 B.C.
Medium: Ceramic, paint
Accession Number: 59.52
The Anhalt Medallion Carpet
Date: probably first half 16th century
Medium: Cotton (warp), silk (weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 46.128
The 'Nigde' Carpet
Date: 18th century
Medium: Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 56.217
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Medium: Steel; forged and pierced
Accession Number: 1987.14
Woven Tapestry Fragment
Date: mid-8th century
Medium: Wool; tapestry weave
Accession Number: 50.83
Spout in the form of a man's head
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Medium: Ceramic, glaze
Accession Number: 56.56
Strand of Beads
Date: 9th–12th century
Medium: Carnelian
Accession Number: 48.101.70
Bowl with wheel-cut facets
Date: ca. 6th–7th century A.D.
Medium: Glass; yellow-green
Accession Number: 59.34
Clasp with an eagle and its prey
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Medium: Gold, turquoise inlay
Accession Number: 17.190.2055
The Lovers
Painting by Riza-yi `Abbasi
(ca. 1565–1635)
Date: dated A.H. 1039/ A.D. 1630
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 50.164
Safavid Courtiers Leading Georgian Captives
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas
Accession Number: 52.20.12
Pierced Jug with Harpies and Sphinxes
Date: dated A.H. 612/ A.D. 1215–16
Medium: Stonepaste; openwork decoration, polychrome painted under turquoise glaze
Accession Number: 32.52.1
Pen Box (Qalamdan) Depicting Shah Isma'il in a Battle against the Uzbeks
Date: early 19th century
Medium: Papier-maché; painted and lacquered
Accession Number: 2006.523a, b
Plaque: winged creatures approaching stylized trees
Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 54.3.5 and 62.78.1a, b
The Emperor's Carpet
Date: second half 16th century
Medium: Silk (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 43.121.1
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a fantastic leonine creature
Date: ca. 5th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 54.3.3
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 434v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
Animal-Spouted Pitcher
Date: 9th–10th century
Medium: Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware)
Accession Number: 38.40.247
Vase with overlapping pattern and three bands of palm trees
Date: ca. mid- to late 3rd millennium B.C.
Medium: Chlorite
Accession Number: 17.190.106
Standing man
Date: ca. A.D. 2nd century
Medium: Basalt
Accession Number: 51.72.1
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Medium: Brass; raised, repoussé, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 44.15
Textile
Date: 10th–11th century
Medium: Cotton, other fibers; plain weave, printed, and painted
Accession Number: 31.106.64
"The Feast of Sada", Folio 22v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.2
Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi
Ja`far ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali
Date: dated A.H. 577/ A.D. 1181–82
Medium: Bronze; cast, engraved, chased, pierced
Accession Number: 51.56
Swan-Neck Glass Bottle
Date: 19th century
Medium: Glass, blue; dip-molded, blown, folded foot
Accession Number: 17.190.829
Plaque with horned lion-griffins
Date: ca. 6th–4th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 54.3.2
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1994.402
Luster Bowl with Winged Horse
Date: late 12th century
Accession Number: 16.87
Kneeling bull holding a spouted vessel
Date: ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Accession Number: 66.173
Storage jar decorated with mountain goats
Date: ca. 3800–3700 B.C.
Accession Number: 59.52
The Anhalt Medallion Carpet
Date: probably first half 16th century
Accession Number: 46.128
The 'Nigde' Carpet
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 56.217
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Accession Number: 1987.14
Woven Tapestry Fragment
Date: mid-8th century
Accession Number: 50.83
Spout in the form of a man's head
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Accession Number: 56.56
Strand of Beads
Date: 9th–12th century
Accession Number: 48.101.70
Bowl with wheel-cut facets
Date: ca. 6th–7th century A.D.
Accession Number: 59.34
Clasp with an eagle and its prey
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Accession Number: 17.190.2055
The Lovers
Painting by Riza-yi `Abbasi
(ca. 1565–1635)
Date: dated A.H. 1039/ A.D. 1630
Accession Number: 50.164
Safavid Courtiers Leading Georgian Captives
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.12
Pierced Jug with Harpies and Sphinxes
Date: dated A.H. 612/ A.D. 1215–16
Accession Number: 32.52.1
Pen Box (Qalamdan) Depicting Shah Isma'il in a Battle against the Uzbeks
Date: early 19th century
Accession Number: 2006.523a, b
Plaque: winged creatures approaching stylized trees
Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.5 and 62.78.1a, b
The Emperor's Carpet
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 43.121.1
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a fantastic leonine creature
Date: ca. 5th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.3
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 434v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
Animal-Spouted Pitcher
Date: 9th–10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.247
Vase with overlapping pattern and three bands of palm trees
Date: ca. mid- to late 3rd millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 17.190.106
Standing man
Date: ca. A.D. 2nd century
Accession Number: 51.72.1
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Accession Number: 44.15
Textile
Date: 10th–11th century
Accession Number: 31.106.64
"The Feast of Sada", Folio 22v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.2
Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi
Ja`far ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali
Date: dated A.H. 577/ A.D. 1181–82
Accession Number: 51.56
Swan-Neck Glass Bottle
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 17.190.829
Plaque with horned lion-griffins
Date: ca. 6th–4th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.2
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.402
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