Tomasz Mińko
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Photograph of statue of Hatra king holding a smaller statue

The statue of Hatra king holding a smaller statue. Hatra is an ancient city in the Mid-Mesopotamia, also known as al-Hadr. It was in the ancient Persian province of Khvarvaran in Iraq.

TWO PARTHIAN POTTERY ZOOMORPHIC VESSELS   CIRCA 3RD-1ST CENTURY B.C.   Including one in the form of a bull, with two upright horns and an arching hump on its neck; and one in the form of a ram, the horns curling  Longer: 11 1/8 in. (28.3 cm.) long

Two Parthian pottery zoomorphic vessesl, circa century B. Including one in the form of a bull, with two upright horns and an arching hump on its neck; and one in the form of a ram, the horns curling.

Sasanian Silver Forks, 6th-7th century CE. Two-pronged fork with stylized foliate cuff extending to a six-sided shaft with large double animal head terminal; and another similar with twisted shaft. 10¼ in. (26 cm.) and 8¼ in. (21 cm.) long respectively.

two-pronged fork with stylized foliate cuff extending to a six-sided shaft with large double animal head terminal; and another similar with twisted shaft.

Sassanid spoon and fork. These were probably for serving things like olives and sauces.

Spoon and Fork from the Sassanian Empire circa 224 - 642 AD

Tomb of An Jia, Shaanxi, China Sogdian dancers. Sogdians had direct contact with China while Rome did not. Also they appear to have been Zoroastrian

Tomb of An Jia, Shaanxi, China Sogdian dancers. Sogdians had direct contact with China while Rome did not. Also they appear to have been Zoroastrian

Early 7 c. Found at Antinoë, Egypt. 2 wool "riding coats", one blue, one red, and a yellowish linen shirt/kirtle. Textile Museum, Lyon, France

Early 7 c. Found at Antinoë, Egypt. 2 wool "riding coats", one blue, one red, and a yellowish linen shirt/kirtle. Textile Museum, Lyon, France