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Crucifixion, Resurrection and Ascension
from Semireçye (Zhetysu) in Central Asia (SE of Lake Balkhash),
9th-10th century, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg.
Dish with biblical scenes.
9th-10th c., Semirech'e, probably from Nestorian milieu. Silver, gilding. Diameter 23 cm.
Found 1897 village Grigorovskoe, Solikamskii u., Perm province; acquired 1899.
Pub.: Smirnov no. 38; Darkevich no. 40, pl. 23, pp. 26-28.
Source: State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg : : Eastern Iranian/Central Asian Metalwork at Silkroad - depts.washington.edu
Referenced as figure 115 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
115. Silver dish from Perm-Molotov, 7th century AD, Syrian or Palestinian, Hermitage, Leningrad (WRW). [Wealth of the Roman World, Gold and Silver AD 300-700, (BM Exhibition 1977).]
See Maces by David Nicolle, an extract from The military technology of classical Islam
See also Armoured cavalrymen attacking a fortress (Jericho), from Semireçye in Central Asia, 9th-10th century. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, S-46
Plates with figures from Persia and Central Asia
Other 9th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers