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Parthian Glass

Bowl with circular facets

PDC 23165

Bowl with circular facets
PDC 23165a The bowl has an outward-curving lip.
Excavated in 1969 by Mohandes Ali Hakemi of the Iranian Center of Archaeological Research, in a tomb of the late Parthian dynasty at Shimam in the Rudbar area (excavation no. 124). Rudbar is located midway along the road connecting Qazvin with Resht on the Caspian Sea coast.
 - Shinji Fukai, Persian Glass (New York: Weatherhill, 1977), figures no. 14, 15 and 32

PDC 23165b Scale drawing

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