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Sasanian Silver footed bowl with eagle and deer, 3rd-7th century BC

Conservation:  Inlays of reddish cuprite
Material:  Silver
Dimensions:  14,5 cm diam, 5,5 cm high
Provenance:  English private collection, 1979/ J. Bagot Archeological Gallery, Spain, 2015
Exhibited:  Ifergan Collection, Málaga (2018-2020)


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Sasanian silver bowl decorated with an eagle standing facing left hunting a deer. Sassanid metalwork was marvellous, delicate and very select, for the finest offerings and rituals. These silver bowls could be used for great events, as offerings or as trousseaus.

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