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A Sassanid general atop an Elephant is hailed by two Persian Clibinarii.


Paisley-historic pattern originated in Sassanid Dynasty (200-650AD) Persia. Popularized mid-1800's from shawl worn by young Queen Victoria, copied & woven in Paisley, county of Renfrewshire, Scotland


Taq wa San or Taq-e Bostan - iran تاق‌بستان is a site with a series of large rock relief from the era of Sassanid Empire of Persia, the Iranian dynasty which ruled western Asia from 226 to 650 AD. The carvings, some of the finest and best-preserved examples of Persian sculpture under the Sassanids, include representations of the investitures of Ardashir II (379–383) and Shapur III (383–388). Like other Sassanid symbols, Taq-e Bostan and its relief patterns accentuate power, religious…


Ancient Persian. Gold dinar coin of Shapur II, with a portrait bust wearing a crown on one side, fire altar with attendants on the other. 309-379 AD (¾”)