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Gate of All Nations. Persepolis, modern-day Iran. Construction ordered by the Achaemenid king Xerxes (r. 486-465 BCE)

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Gilded silver ewer with dancing women; Sassanian period; 5th - 6th century A.D. In the collection of the Reza Abbasi Museum, Tehran.

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Period:      Sasanian  Date:      ca. 5th–7th century A.D.  Geography:      Central Asia  Culture:      Sasanian  Medium:      Silk textile  Dimensions:      7 1/2 inches by 42 inches  Classification:      Textiles-Costumes  Credit Line:      Purchase, Friends of Inanna Gifts and Rogers Fund, 2004  Accession Number:      2004.255

Period: Sasanian Date: ca. 5th–7th century A.D. Geography: Central Asia Culture: Sasanian Medium: Silk textile Dimensions: 7 1/2 inches by 42 inches Classification: Textiles-Costumes Credit Line: Purchase, Friends of Inanna Gifts and Rogers Fund, 2004 Accession Number: 2004.255

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