Keywords: gazelle

20 objects
S1987.32

Drinking vessel

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.32

Small drinking vessel in the form of a ram’s head; at other end, slightly flared opening whose rim bears a lotus and palmette pattern in repoussé. Slightly flared nostrils; eyes outlined without indication of pupils; horns, rendered with parallel wavy lines, curl behind ears and protrude from the vessel wall. Hatched lines along front ends …

S1986.351

Folio from a dispersed copy of Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; recto, The birth of Manuchehr; verso, Salm and Tur learned about Manuchehr’s act, The message of Salm and Tur to Manuchehr

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.351

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text:The birth of Manuchehr, four columns, thirty-five lines; verso: text: Salm and Tur learned about Manuchehr’s act, The message of Salm and Tur to Manuchehr, headings in gold, four columns, thirty-five lines. Border: The recto …

F1907.7

Amulet depicting a reclining gazelle

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1907.7

A small seal in the form of a gazelle or oryx. The material is an opaque grayish blue and looks like the material known as Egyptian blue, but laboratory examination has identified the material as glass. The gazelle kneels, its head turned back over the shoulder. The hieroglyphic signs for command and truth are inscribed …

S1987.33

Spouted vessel with gazelle protome

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.33

Rhyton with compact horn and protome in the form of a gazelle’s head. A small tubular spout, damaged, protudes from the mouth. The lower part of the horn is fluted; on the upper part of the horn, above the scalloped edge of the fluting, is a bifurcated file of animals approaching a central tree: recumbent …

F1993.15.77

Stamp seal

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1993.15.77
F1993.15.40

Stamp seal

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1993.15.40

Ellipsoid shaped stamp seal with gazelle motif.