Silver bowl by Sasanian

The subjects, in relief, represent the king and three attendants hunting wild animals.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
16 cm
Acquired in:
1912
Presented by:
Max Bonn through The Art Fund

From the time of Bahram Gur IV and found in the Swat Valley, North West India.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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