Handle of dish with depicting of the Indian triumph of Bacchus.

Silver, gilding. Early 3rd century CE.
Length 22.7 cm; weight 672.7 g.
Inv. No. 54.11.8.

New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Origin:
Iran, between Hamadan and Kirmanshah.
New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund 1954 (54.11.8).
Credits:
© 2013. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
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