Sasanian

118

Garnet ringstone, shape A4.

16x12.

Published: RA 1971, 213, fig. 31.

Head of a man with a diadem.

4th/5th cent. AD.

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119

Haematite hemispherical seal.

15x15x14.

Published: RA 1971, 214, fig. 32.

Bust of a man with star-decorated dress; a crescent. Inscribed in Pahlavi plnbg ZY plnbg'n: l'st: 'Farnaby, son of Farnaby'. The name means Glory-god, the name of a Zoroastrian deity (D. Bivar).

5th cent. AD.

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