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Horse head, gilded silver, 4th century AD, Sassanid art. Found in Kerman, Iran.Photo taken by Jastrow at the Louvre, France.

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Antique Persian Sassanid Textile. Roundel fragment, ca. 224-651 A.D. Weft-faced slit-tapestry work, with a tan linen warp, and a woollen warp of dyed and undyed threads.

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Golden head of a horse rhyton, from the Sassanid Empire, 6-7th century AD. Courtesy & currently located at the Reza Abbasi Museum, Iran.

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Sassanid king Bahram 1st Gold Coin.Bahram 1st (Shah of Persia 273–276) was the fourth Sassanid emperor of the Persian Empire. He was the eldest son of Shapour 1st and succeeded his brother Hormazd 1 (r. 272–273), who had reigned for only a year.

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