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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
Striding figure with ibex horns, a raptor skin draped around the shoulders, and upturned boots
Date: ca. 3000 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 2007.280
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
Princely Figure with Jewelled Crown
Date: mid-11th–mid-12th century
Medium: Stucco; modeled, carved, polychrome painted, gilded
Accession Number: 67.119
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Medium: Brass; raised, repoussé, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 44.15
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 29.160.23
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio 23v 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: 1970.301.3
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
Jewelry Elements
Date: late 14th–16th century
Medium: Gold sheet; worked, chased, and set with turquoise, gray chalcedony, and glass
Accession Number: 1989.87a–l
Luster Bowl with Winged Horse
Date: late 12th century
Medium: Stonepaste; luster-painted on opaque monochrome glaze
Accession Number: 16.87
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings
Date: ca. 1500–1100 B.C.
Medium: Bronze, gold foil over bitumen
Accession Number: 63.74
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
Garden Gathering
Date: first quarter 17th century
Medium: Stonepaste; painted and polychrome glazed (cuerda seca technique)
Accession Number: 03.9c
Strand of Beads
Date: 9th–12th century
Medium: Carnelian
Accession Number: 48.101.70
Dish with Two Intertwined Dragons
Date: ca. 1640
Medium: Stonepaste; painted in blue under transparent glaze
Accession Number: 65.109.2
Bowl with a Lute Player
Date: late 12th–early 13th century
Medium: Stonepaste; polychrome inglaze and overglaze painted and gilded on opaque monochrome glaze (mina'i)
Accession Number: 57.61.16
Statuette of a female
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Medium: Ceramic
Accession Number: 64.130
"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
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 with horned lion-griffins
Date: ca. 6th–4th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 54.3.2
Head of a ruler
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 47.100.80
Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle
Date: 7th century
Medium: Bronze; cast, chased, and inlaid with copper
Accession Number: 47.100.90
Woven Tapestry Fragment
Date: mid-8th century
Medium: Wool; tapestry weave
Accession Number: 50.83
Storage jar decorated with mountain goats
Date: ca. 3800–3700 B.C.
Medium: Ceramic, paint
Accession Number: 59.52
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a fantastic leonine creature
Date: ca. 5th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 54.3.3
Cup with a frieze of gazelles
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 62.84
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Medium: Blade: iron; scabbard and hilt: gold over wood, garnets, glass-paste; guard: gilt-bronze
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
Vessel with six animal friezes
Date: ca. 10th–8th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 64.257.1a, 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
Textile
Date: 10th–11th century
Medium: Cotton, other fibers; plain weave, printed, and painted
Accession Number: 31.106.64
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.402
Pierced Jug with Harpies and Sphinxes
Date: dated A.H. 612/ A.D. 1215–16
Accession Number: 32.52.1
Princely Figure with Jewelled Crown
Date: mid-11th–mid-12th century
Accession Number: 67.119
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Accession Number: 44.15
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.23
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio 23v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.3
Vase with overlapping pattern and three bands of palm trees
Date: ca. mid- to late 3rd millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 17.190.106
Jewelry Elements
Date: late 14th–16th century
Accession Number: 1989.87a–l
Luster Bowl with Winged Horse
Date: late 12th century
Accession Number: 16.87
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings
Date: ca. 1500–1100 B.C.
Accession Number: 63.74
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
Garden Gathering
Date: first quarter 17th century
Accession Number: 03.9c
Strand of Beads
Date: 9th–12th century
Accession Number: 48.101.70
Dish with Two Intertwined Dragons
Date: ca. 1640
Accession Number: 65.109.2
Bowl with a Lute Player
Date: late 12th–early 13th century
Accession Number: 57.61.16
Statuette of a female
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 64.130
"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
Pen Box (Qalamdan) Depicting Shah Isma'il in a Battle against the Uzbeks
Date: early 19th century
Accession Number: 2006.523a, b
Plaque with horned lion-griffins
Date: ca. 6th–4th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.2
Head of a ruler
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Accession Number: 47.100.80
Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle
Date: 7th century
Accession Number: 47.100.90
Woven Tapestry Fragment
Date: mid-8th century
Accession Number: 50.83
Storage jar decorated with mountain goats
Date: ca. 3800–3700 B.C.
Accession Number: 59.52
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a fantastic leonine creature
Date: ca. 5th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.3
Cup with a frieze of gazelles
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 62.84
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
Vessel with six animal friezes
Date: ca. 10th–8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 64.257.1a, b
The Emperor's Carpet
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 43.121.1
Textile
Date: 10th–11th century
Accession Number: 31.106.64
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