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Works of Art (28)

Animal-spouted pitcher, 9th–10th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Sabz Pushan, 6D, Zir-i Zamin, Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware) (38.40.247)
Belt or harness ornament with an eagle and its prey, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.; Parthian period, Iran, Gold inlaid with turquoise (17.190.2055)
Bowl with a figure and birds, 10th century, Attributed to Iran, Nishapur, Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware) (38.40.290)
Bowl with Arabic inscription, 10th century, Attributed to Iran or present-day Uzbekistan, Nishapur or Samarqand; found at Iran, Nishapur, Tepe Madrasa, Earthenware; white slip with incised black slip decoration under transparent glaze (40.170.25)
Bowl with Arabic inscription, late 10th–11th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Tepe Madrasa, Earthenware; white slip with polychrome slip decoration under transparent glaze (40.170.15)
Bowl with green, yellow, and brown splashed decoration, 10th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Sabz Pushan, Well in Room 2, Lower Level, Earthenware; white slip, incised and splashed with polychrome glazes under transparent glaze (sgraffito ware) (38.40.137)
Door lintel with lion-griffins and vase with lotus leaf, 2nd–3rd century; Parthian period, Hatra, northern Mesopotamia, Limestone (32.145a, b)
Earring in the form of a three-lobed wineskin, 2nd century B.C.–2nd century A.D.; Parthian period, Mesopotamia, Gold (1995.366)
Ewer with inscriptions and hunting scenes, 11th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Tepe Madrasa, E2, Middle Level, Bronze; cast, engraved (38.40.240)
Figure of a bull, ca. mid- to late 1st millennium B.C., Southwestern Arabia, Bronze (47.100.85)
Figure of a reclining woman, 2nd century B.C.–2nd century A.D.; Parthian period, Mesopotamia, Alabaster (gypsum) (86.16.3)
Fragment of a cornice panel, 10th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Tepe Madrasa, Stucco; molded, applied, and carved (40.170.441)
Fragmentary plate with engraved designs, 9th century, Attributed to Syria or Iraq; found at Iran, Nishapur, Tepe Madrasa, Well in annex of W4, low level below gatch, Glass, blue; blown, applied trail, scratch-engraved (40.170.131)
Gravestone with funerary banquet, 2nd–3rd century, Excavated at Palmyra, Syria, Limestone (02.29.1)
Head of a man, 3rd–4th century, Southwestern Arabia, Alabaster (gypsum) (1982.317.1)
Incense burner, mid-1st millennium B.C., Southern Arabia, Bronze (49.71.2)
Ostrakon with a letter from Frange to Enoch, 580–640, Egypt, Pottery fragment with ink inscription (14.1.157)
Painted dado panel, 9th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Tepe Madrasa, Room W20, Stucco; painted (40.170.176)
Physician's cupping glass or alembic, 9th–11th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Tepe Madrasa, Glass, greenish; blown, applied spout (40.170.132)
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.; Parthian period, Iran, Gilded silver (1979.447)
Sabz Pushan Room, 10th century
Spout in the shape of a man's head, 1st–2nd century A.D.; Parthian period, Iran, Glazed ceramic (56.56)
Standing male figure, late 1st millennium B.C., Southwestern Arabia, Alabaster (gypsum) (1982.317.3)
Standing man, 1st–2nd century A.D.; Parthian period, Iran, Gray stone (51.72.1)
Standing woman, 2nd century B.C.–3rd century A.D.; Parthian period, Possibly Ctesiphon, Mesopotamia, Alabaster (86.16.1)
Stone oil lamp, 9th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Sabz Pushan, Room 5, Lower Level, Steatite; carved (38.40.116)
Strand of beads, 9th–12th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Carnelian (48.101.70)
Votive plaque inscribed with Sabaean dedication, late 1st millennium B.C., Southwestern Arabia, Bronze (1993.169)