Anahita Vessel

300–500 CE
Overall: 18.5 x 11.5 cm (7 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.)
Weight: 722.5 g (1.59 lbs.)
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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.
Anahita Vessel

Anahita Vessel

300–500 CE

Iran, Sasanian Empire (224–651 CE)

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