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Sasanian Bronze Prancing Lion
Near East : Sassanian Pre AD 1000: item #1389725
3275


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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$1,500 

Sasanian Bronze Prancing Lion, ca. 6th - 7th Century, With pleasing face, rounded eyes, tail curled over back. Right leg lifted. In excellent condition, 1 7/8" x 1 1/2" x 1", on stand height is 2 1/2". Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. The Sasanian Empire, also known as the Sassanian, Sasanid, Sassanid or Neo-Persian Empire, was the last kingdom of the Persian Empire before the rise of Islam, and was named after the House of Sasan; it ruled from 224 to 651 CE.

Large Sasanian Stone Recumbent Lion
Near East : Sassanian Pre AD 1000: item #1352915
3202


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Large and heavy Sasanian Recumbent Pitted Stone Lion, ca. 5th - 6th Century CE. Stylized lion lying on one side with tail between legs. Pleasing smile with flared nostrils. Note Some repair and Head is Contemporary reconstruction, left ear broken. Fissure encircling neck probably due to reconstruction. 10" high x 17" wide x 12" deep. Heleanor Feltham writes in her paper "Lions, Silks and Silver, The Influence of Sasanian Persia," The Sasanian Empire (224–637 CE) was founded by Ardarshir I, who... Click for details

Sassanian Carnelian Bead Necklace, ancient Persia
Near East : Sassanian Pre AD 1000: item #1223845
3014


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Sassanian Empire, Carnelian Bead Necklace, (224 - 651 CE), length approx. 25". In excellent condition. The Sassanid era, during Late Antiquity, is considered to have been one of Iran's most important and influential historical periods. In many ways the Sassanid period witnessed the highest achievement of ancient Persian civilization, and constituted the last great Iranian empire before the Muslim conquest and the adoption of Islam. Carnelian is a brownish-red mineral which is commonly used as a... Click for details









 










 










 










 










 










 










 


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