Ancient Jiroft Chlorite ritual vessel decorated with animals, 1st millennium BC.

Material:  Stone
Conservation:  Damaged
Material:  chlorite
Dimensions:  9 x 6 cm
Provenance:  David Aaron Arts Gallery / Galería arqueológica, Spain, 2014 / This piece is accompanied by an export certificate from the Spanish Ministry of Culture No. 2020/00614 with date 14/02/2020 and certificate of authenticity.
Exhibited:  Ifergan Collection, Málaga (2018-2020)
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The beauty of Iranian stone-working techniques and fine artefacts is evident in this stone vessel with its magnificent carving depicting vegetation and a mixture of mythological animals and lions, which shows the strength of the Persian Empire.

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