Silver, cast, raised, repoussé, chased, and gilted
Overall: 18.5 x 11.5 cm (7 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.)
Weight: 722.5 g (1.59 lbs.)
Gift of Katharine Holden Thayer 1962.294
These dancers may be sacred images of the Zoroastrian religion of the Sasanians or they may be bacchantes, followers of a cult of the Roman wine god, Bacchus, who was popular in the Near East.
The information about this object, including provenance, may not be currently accurate. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email email@example.com.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
All images and data available through Open Access can be downloaded for free. For images not available through Open Access, a detail image, or any image with a color bar, request a digital file from Image Services.