Persian Warrior with Greek Prisoners of War

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carnelian
Overall: 7/8 × 3/8 in. (2.3 × 1 cm)
The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York.
Morgan Seal 833
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Acquired by Pierpont Morgan sometime between 1885 and 1908
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"Though Greek soldiers appear in the battle scene of 833, the arrangement of the figures in a row and their rigid postures reflect Mesopotamian tradition rather than Greek influence."--Porada, CANES, p. 104

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Captive led by warrior who faces second, neeling captive and enemy soldier whom he is spearing -- In field, Aramaic inscription.

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