Sculpture of the head of a Persian


  • Title

    Sculpture of the head of a Persian

  • Associated place

    Persepolis (find spot)
  • Date

    500 - 450 BC
  • Material and technique


  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    15.25 cm (width)
    12.3 cm (height)
    8.8 cm (depth)
    2000 g (weighed with spring balance) (weight)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1982.

  • Museum location

    currently out on loan

  • Museum department


  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Collins, Paul, Mountains and Lowlands Ancient Iran and Mesopotamia (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2016), p.168, illus. p.168

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