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AMĀNAT KHAN ŠĪRĀZĪ

Figure 33. Amānat Khan's Signature on the Dome of the Tāj Maḥall.

AMESTRIS

Figure 1. Silver stater coin of Amastris, queen in Paphlagonia. Obverse: the queen's head in profile. Reverse: seated Aphrodite/Anāhid, holding the figure of Victory; inscription: AMASTRIEŌN “of the Amastrians” (B. V. Head, Historia Numorum. A Manual of Greek Numismatics, 2nd ed., Oxford, 1911, p. 505, fig. 264)

AMIR-AʿLAM

Figure 1. Amir-Aʿlam.

AMIR-ṬAHMĀSEBI, ʿAbd-Allāh

Figure 1. Amir-Ṭahmāsebi.

AMOL WARE

Plate XXXIV. Āmol Ware Bowl, Incised through a white slip under a transparent lead glaze, copper oxide green decoration, red body outside undecorated and unglazed. Late 6th-early 7th/late 12th-early 13th century. Width: 28.2cm (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, inv. x395).

ANĀHĪD iv. Anāhitā in the arts

Plate XL. Ṭāq-e Bostān. Carved Capital with Anāhitā, ca. 7th Cent. A.D. Photo by Carol Bier and Lionel Bier.

ANĀHĪD

Plate XLI. Silver dirham. Bahrām II (276-293 A.D.) American Numismatic Society N.Y., 1944-100.30175.

ANĀHĪD

Plate XXXIX. Ṭāq-e Bostān. Rock Relief with Investiture of Ḵosrow II (A.D. 592-628) by Ohrmazd with Anāhitā. Photo by Carol Bier and Lionel Bier.

ANĀHĪD

Plate XXXVII. Eṣṭaḵr. Fragmentary Architectural Relief with Anāhitā, ca. 3rd-4th Cent. A.D. Photo by Carol Bier and Lionel Bier.

ANĀHĪD

Plate XXXVIII. Naqš-e Rostam. Rock relief with investiture of Narseh (A.D. 290-303) by Anāhitā. Photo by Carol Bier and Lionel Bier.

ANCIENT LETTERS

Figure 1. Sketch-map of the eastern end of the silk route, showing (in parentheses) the Sogdian forms of place-names occurring in the

ANGŪR

Figure 2. Grape Production by ostān—1973 (Source: Natāyeǰ-e saršomārī-e kešāvarzī, marḥala-ye awwal) CPr = Central Province; ČMB = 07-Čahār-Maḥāl (l) and Baḵtīārī; KBA = Kohgīlūya and Boir Aḥmad; B = Būšehr; S = Sāḥelī; SB = Sīstān and Balūčestan.

ANHALT CARPET

Plate I. Anhalt Carpet Medallion Rug: Golden Yellow, Red, Blue; Cotton and Silk; Knotting: Wool, ca. 400 per sq. Inch. Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation (through Rush H. Kress, 1946 (46.128).

ANTONY, MARK

Figure 1. Silver coin of Mark Antony. Obverse: bust of Antony within a wreath of ivy; inscription: M.ANTONIUS IMP COS DESIG ITER ET TERT (m antonius imperator consul designatus iterum et tertio “M. Antony, commander, elected consul again and for the third time”). Reverse: bust of Octavia, wife of Antony, with Dionysiac motifs—intertwined serpents and the box (cista) used for carrying cult utensils; inscription: III.VIR. R.P.C. (triumvir reipublicae constituendae “triumvir of the republic subject to law”) (B. V. Head, A Guide to the Principal Gold and Silver Coins of the Ancients, from circ. B. C. 70 to A. D. 1, London, 1881, pp. 110-11, no. VII A 31, pl. 63).

ANZALĪ

Figure 3. Anzalī (Bandar-e Pahlavī).

APADĀNA ii. Building

Figure 4. Partly restored ground plans of the Apadāna at Susa (a) and of the Apadāna at Persepolis (b). After Perrot and Schmidt.

APOPTHEGMATA PATRUM

Figure 1. E. A. Wallis Budge, The Book of Paradise . . ., vol. I, London, 1904.

ĀQĀ KHAN KERMĀNĪ

Figure 1. Photograph of Mirza Aqa Khan Kermani. (Courtsey of Centre for Iranian Documentation and Research, Amsterdam)

ĀQEVLI, FARAJ-ALLĀH

Figure 1. Faraj-Allāh Āqevli.

ARCHEOLOGY ii. Median and Achaemenid

Figure 6. Godin Tepe. Plan of the Godin II structures.

ARCHEOLOGY ii. Median and Achaemenid

Figure 7. Tepe Nush-i Jan. Plan including the four principal buildings: the Central Temple (1), the Western Temple (the Old Western Building) (2), the Fort (3), and the Columned Hall (4)

ARCHEOLOGY ii. Median and Achaemenid

Figure 8. Map of Iran showing the approximate boundaries of the nine ceramic zones into which thepottery of the Achaemenid period can be divided

ARCHEOLOGY ii. Median and Achaemenid

Plate III. The stepped triangular sanctuary of the Central Temple at Tepe Nush-i Jan. The partly reburied fire altar stands in the fore ground

ARCHEOLOGY ii. Median and Achaemenid

Plate IV. A silver spoon with a swan’s head handle. Passargadae, second half of the Achaemenid period

ARCHEOLOGY v. Pre-Islamic Central Asia

Figure 10. The Kushan Culture of Northern Bactria (1st-4th Centuries A.D.). 1-2. Bone. 3-4. Whorls. 5-9. Brick marks. 10. Arch. 11-13. Architectural Details. 14. Kiln. 15-26. Pottery. 27-30. Marks on Pottery. 31. Plan of the Town of Zar Tepe. 32-34. Coins. 35-38. Terra-cotta. 30-40. Buddhist Artifacts

ARCHEOLOGY v. Pre-Islamic Central Asia

Figure 9. The Culture of Altyn Tepe (2300-1850 B.C.)

ARCHEOLOGY viii. REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN

Figure 1. Major archeological sites in the Republic of Azerbaijan

ARCHITECTURE iii. Sasanian Period

Figure 11. Taḵt-e Solaymān (Šēz): Fire temple of Ādur Gušnasp and the palace complex

ARCHITECTURE iii. Sasanian Period

Figure 12. Ardašīr's castle of Qalʿa-ye Doḵtar, Fīrūzābād

ARCHITECTURE iii. Sasanian Period

Plate V. Palace of Ardašīr I at Fīrūzābād, Fārs

ARCHIVES i. Turkish archives concerning Iran

Figure 1. taḥrir register dating back to the late 16th century (TD, nos. 645, 648).

ARCHIVES i. Turkish archives concerning Iran

Figure 2. taḥrir register on Georgia and Armenia (TD, no. 903, pp. 4-6; Mehmedov, 1990, pp. 201-3).

ARCHIVES i. Turkish archives concerning Iran

Figure 3. Bāb-ı Defterī (Treasury) register (MAD, nos. 590, 3959, 10171, 22216). 

ARDABĪL CARPET

Figure 13. The primary and secondary systems of the upper left quarter of the London “Ardabīl” carpet, inverted to show the lamp hanging correctly.

ARDAŠĪR I ii. Rock reliefs

Figure 14. Ardašīr’s triumph-relief at Fīrūzābād (drawn by E. Smekens)

ARDAŠĪR I ii. Rock reliefs

Figure 15. Ardašīr’s investiture by Ohrmazd. Rock relief at Naqš-e Raǰab (drawn by E. Smekens)

ARDAŠĪR I ii. Rock reliefs

Plate VI A. Ardašīr’s investiture by Ohrmazd. Bridge relief at Fīrūzābād

ARDAŠĪR I ii. Rock reliefs

Plate VI B. Ardašīr investiture by Ohrmazd. Rock relief at Naqš-e Rostam

ARDAŠĪR I ii. Rock reliefs

Plate VI C. Detail from the battle of Hormozgān: Šāpūr overthrowing Dādbondāḏ (cf. Figure 14)

ARDAŠĪR I ii. Rock reliefs

Plate VI D. Detail from the battle of Hormozgān: Ardašīr overthrowing Ardavān V (cf. Figure 14)

ARG

Plate VII. Arg-e Karīm Khan, Shiraz (Photo J. R. Perry)

ARJOMAND, Ḵalil

Figure 1. Portrait of Khalil Arjomand (courtesy of the author).

ARJOMAND, Ḵalil

Figure 2. ARJ Welding Transformer (courtesy of the author).

ARJOMAND, Ḵalil

Figure 3. View of the front gate of the ARJ plant (courtesy of the author).

ARJOMAND, Ḵalil

Figure 4. View of the main worshop of the ARJ plant (courtesy of the author).

ARJOMAND, Ḵalil

Figure 5. ARJ pump (courtesy of the author).

ARMOR

Figure 16. Rock carvings at Fīrūzābād, 3rd century A.D. (drawings by Russell Robinson). A. Prince Šāpūr. B. Persian knight unseating a Parthian. C. Parthian grand vizier being unhorsed by Prince Šāpūr.e 16

ARMOR

Figure 17. Rock carving of Ḵosrow II at Ṭāq-e Bostān (drawing Russell Robinson)

ARMOR

Figure 18. Sogdian warrior, from a silver dish in the Hermitage, Leningrad (drawing Russell Robinson)

ARMOR

Figure 19. Depictions of armor on a late 12th-century mīnāʾī dish in the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington (drawing Mrs. W. V. Chattoe, courtesy of the Freer Gallery of Art)

ARMOR

Figure 20. Mongol warrior from the Royal Asiatic Society’s manuscript of Rašīd-al-dīn’s Jāmeʿ al-tawārīḵ, dated 714/1314-15 (drawing Russell Robinson)

ARMOR

Figure 21. Laminated horse armor, from the Royal Asiatic Society’s Šāh-nāma of Solṭān Jūkī, Herat ca. 1440 A.D. (drawing Russell Robinson)

ARMOR

Figure 22. Rostam, from the Šāh-nāma of Ebrāhīm Solṭān in the Bodleian Library, Shiraz ca. 1433-34 A.D. (drawing Russell Robinson)

ARMOR

Figure 23. Warrior in detached miniature painting, ca. 1540 A.D., Royal Scottish Museum (drawing Russell Robinson)

ARMOR

Figure 24. Warriors in a miniature from a Šāh-nāma, ca. 1618-19. Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore (drawing Russell Robinson)

ARMY v. Pahlavi Period

Figure 25. Structure of Military and Police Forces

ARSACIDS iii. Arsacid Coinage

Plate IX. Drachms and obols, with attributions by D. Sellwood. 

ARSACIDS iii. Arsacid Coinage

Plate VIII. Tetradrachms from Seleucia, attributable, according to Sellwood, to the reigns of: 1. Mithradates I; 2. Artabanus I; 3. Mithradates II; 4. Phraates III; 5-6. Orodes II; 7. Phraates IV; 8. Phraates V (with the queen Mūsa); 9. Vonones I; 10. Artabanus II; 11. Vologases II; 12. Vologases IV. (Courtesy of the Institut für Numismatik, University of Vienna).

ART IN IRAN i. NEOLITHIC TO MEDIAN

Figure 26. Illustrations to ART IN IRAN i

ART IN IRAN i. NEOLITHIC TO MEDIAN

Figure 27. Gold Bowl from Ḥasanlū (Drawing by Maude de Schauensee)

ART IN IRAN i. NEOLITHIC TO MEDIAN

Figure 28. Ḥasanlū Level IV B.

ART IN IRAN i. NEOLITHIC TO MEDIAN

Plate X. Illustrations to ART IN IRAN i.

ART IN IRAN i. NEOLITHIC TO MEDIAN

Plate XI. Illustrations to ART IN IRAN i.

ART IN IRAN i. NEOLITHIC TO MEDIAN

Plate XII. Illustrations to ART IN IRAN i.

ART IN IRAN ii. Median Art and Architecture

Figure 29. Bronze plaque with an inscription of a king of Abbadana, seen by E. Herzfeld at Hamadān before 1930; now in The Metropolitan Museum, New York

ART IN IRAN ii. Median Art and Architecture

Figure 30. Cylinder seal with owner's inscription, seen by E. Herzfeld at Hammadān before 1930.

ART IN IRAN ii. Median Art and Architecture

Figure 31. Cylinder seal impression from Nūš-e jān in provincial neo-Assyrian style.

ART IN IRAN ii. Median Art and Architecture

Figure 32. Reconstruction of a bronze jug from Hamadān by L. Le Breton

ART IN IRAN ii. Median Art and Architecture

Figure 33. Distribution map of spouted bronze jugs with knob decoration

ART IN IRAN iii. Achaemenid Art and Architecture

Figure 34. Pasargadae: Garden with (from down left to upper right) Gateways,

ART IN IRAN iii. Achaemenid Art and Architecture

Figure 35. Pasargadae: Winged genius in the side door of the Gateway Building.

ART IN IRAN iii. Achaemenid Art and Architecture

Figure 36. Babylon: Fragment of Darius' head.

ART IN IRAN iii. Achaemenid Art and Architecture

Figure 37. Persepolis: The terrace in its earlier stages, under Darius I and Xerxes.

ART IN IRAN iii. Achaemenid Art and Architecture

Figure 38. Susa: Guard from the palace's courtyard.

ART IN IRAN iii. Achaemenid Art and Architecture

Figure 39. Susa: Palaces on Tell de l'Apadāna and beyond the river. From J. Perrot, op. cit.

ART IN IRAN iii. Achaemenid Art and Architecture

Figure 40. Susa: Statue of Darius I from the Gateway Building.

ART IN IRAN iii. Achaemenid Art and Architecture

Figure 41. Persepolis: Median and Persian

ART IN IRAN iii. Achaemenid Art and Architecture

Figure 42. Persepolis, buildings in the plain: Bullae with seal impressions.

ART IN IRAN iii. Achaemenid Art and Architecture

Figure 43. Persepolis: Left corner of the royal tomb no. V

ART IN IRAN iii. Achaemenid Art and Architecture

Figure 44. Persepolis: Kūh-e Raḥmat with fortifications, tombs, terrace, and buildings in the plain.

ART IN IRAN iii. Achaemenid Art and Architecture

Figure 45. Oxus Treasure: Gold votive plaques nos. (left to right) 73, 58, 56, 72, and 61.

ART IN IRAN iii. Achaemenid Art and Architecture

Figure 46. Oxus Treasure: Detail from the gold sheath of an akinakes

ART IN IRAN vi. PRE-ISLAMIC EASTERN IRAN AND CENTRAL ASIA

Figure 47. Silk routes of Central Asia.

ART IN IRAN vi. PRE-ISLAMIC EASTERN IRAN AND CENTRAL ASIA

Figure 48. Map of eastern Iran and Soviet Central Asia showing early medieval sites.

ART IN IRAN vi. PRE-ISLAMIC EASTERN IRAN AND CENTRAL ASIA

Figure 49. Reconstruction of part of a Sogdian private residence at Panjikent, datable to the late seventh to early eighth century CE.

ART IN IRAN vi. PRE-ISLAMIC EASTERN IRAN AND CENTRAL ASIA

Figure 50. Sketch of a mail-clad warrior from a heroic cycle in a Sogdian mural from Panjikent VI. 55, north wall. Late seventh to early eighth century CE.

ART IN IRAN vi. PRE-ISLAMIC EASTERN IRAN AND CENTRAL ASIA

Plate XIII. Marble sculpture from the early Parthian capital at Nisa, in Soviet Turkmenia.

ART IN IRAN vi. PRE-ISLAMIC EASTERN IRAN AND CENTRAL ASIA

Plate XIV. Painted clay image of a princely personage from the early Kushan palace at Khalchayan, southern Uzbekistan SSR. 1st-2nd century A.D.

ART IN IRAN vi. PRE-ISLAMIC EASTERN IRAN AND CENTRAL ASIA

Plate XV. Terra-cotta ossuary figure from the Choresmian fort at Koĭ-krylgan-kala, Uzbekistan SSR, 2nd-3rd century A.D. The Hermitage Museum, Leningrad.

ART IN IRAN vi. PRE-ISLAMIC EASTERN IRAN AND CENTRAL ASIA

Plate XVI. Representation of a Bodhisattva, in a mural from the Māyā Cave, Qïzïl. Museum für Indische Kunst, Staatliche Museen, Berlin.

ART IN IRAN vi. PRE-ISLAMIC EASTERN IRAN AND CENTRAL ASIA

Plate XVII. Representation of donors in a mural from the Devil's Cave, Qïzïl.

ART IN IRAN x. Qajar 1. General

Plate XIX. Kermānšāh, Takīa of Mo ʿāwen-al-Molk. Overglaze painted tile in

ART IN IRAN x. Qajar 1. General

Plate XVIII. Qazvīn, Masǰed-e Šāh. Mosaic tilework. Early 19th century

ART IN IRAN x. Qajar 1. General

Plate XX. Tehran, summer palace of ʿEšratābād: andarūn.

ART IN IRAN x. Qajar 1. General

Plate XXI. Tehran, summer palace of Salṭanatābād.

ART IN IRAN x. Qajar 1. General

Plate XXII. Tehran, Golestān: Garden wall, polychrome overglaze painted tiles. Late 19th century.

ART IN IRAN x. Qajar 1. General

Plate XXIII. Tehran, Golestān Palace: Interior

ART IN IRAN x. Qajar 1. General

Plate XXIV. Girl acrobat balancing on a knife. Ca. 1840.

ART IN IRAN x. Qajar 1. General

Plate XXV. Portrait of a prince holding a flintlock. Moḥammad Ḥasan. Early 19th century.

ART IN IRAN x. Qajar 1. General

Plate XXVI. Lacquer qalamdāns. Iran, mid-19th century.

ART IN IRAN x. Qajar 2. Painting

Plate XXVII. Cup, painted enamel. Iran, 19th century. McClean Collection. Height 5½

ART IN IRAN x. Qajar 2. Painting

Plate XXVIII. Gold enameled qalyān bowl by Kāẓem b. NaǰafʿAlī. About 1870. Private collection.

ART IN IRAN xii. IRANIAN PRE-ISLAMIC ELEMENTS IN ISLAMIC ART

Figure 1. The plan and the ayvān longitudinal section of the Sasanian building at Tepe Hissar (Dāmḡān, Iran), 6th century (after A Survey of Persian Art, figs. 166 and 167b

ART IN IRAN xii. IRANIAN PRE-ISLAMIC ELEMENTS IN ISLAMIC ART

Figure 2. The plan and a round pier of the Tārik-ḵāna at Dāmḡān (Iran), 8th century (after Creswell and Allan, figs. 163 and 164).

ART IN IRAN xii. IRANIAN PRE-ISLAMIC ELEMENTS IN ISLAMIC ART

Figure 3. A detail of the plan of the ʿEmārat-e Ḵosrow at Qaṣr-e Širin (Iran), 590-628 (after Enciclopedia Universale dell’Arte, Rome, 1972, XII, fig. at column 221).

ART IN IRAN xii. IRANIAN PRE-ISLAMIC ELEMENTS IN ISLAMIC ART

Figure 4. A detail of the plan of the dār al-ʿemāra at Kufa (Iraq), II level, most probably 670-672 (after Creswell and Allan, fig. 2).

ART IN IRAN xii. IRANIAN PRE-ISLAMIC ELEMENTS IN ISLAMIC ART

Figure 5. Four axial ayvāns fronting a domed room in the Abbasid dār al-ʿemāra of Merv (Turkmenistan), 747-755 (after Creswell and Allan, fig. 136).

ART IN IRAN xii. IRANIAN PRE-ISLAMIC ELEMENTS IN ISLAMIC ART

Figure 6. A bayt formed by an ayvān with a pair of flanking rooms and a portico of three arches in the ʿEmārat-e Ḵosrow at Qaṣr-e Širin (Iran), 590-628 (left), and at Oḵayżer (Iraq), second half of the 8th century (after Creswell and Allan, fig. 85C-D).

ART IN IRAN xii. IRANIAN PRE-ISLAMIC ELEMENTS IN ISLAMIC ART

Figure 7. Brass ewer inlaid with copper and silver from Khorasan, 12th-13th century, Modena, Galleria Estense, inv. No. 6921 (after Eredità dell’Islam, ed. G. Curatola, Milan, 1993, ill. 125).

ART IN IRAN xii. IRANIAN PRE-ISLAMIC ELEMENTS IN ISLAMIC ART

Figure 8. A ceramic vessel in the shape of a deer, Northern Iran, 1200-900 B.C.E., Tehran, National Museum, inv. No. 2441 (after 7000 Jahre persische Kunst, ed. W. Seipel, Vienna, 2000, ill. 95).

ART IN IRAN xii. IRANIAN PRE-ISLAMIC ELEMENTS IN ISLAMIC ART

Figure 9. A bronze deer-shaped ewer, Egypt, 11th century, Naples, Museo di Capodimonte, inv. No. A.M. 138798 (after U. Scerrato, Metalli islamici, Milan, 1960, fig. 31).

ART IN IRAN xii. IRANIAN PRE-ISLAMIC ELEMENTS IN ISLAMIC ART

Figure 10. Floor painting from Qaṣr al-Ḥayr al-Ḡarbi, 724-727 CE.

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