To understand the uncertainties created in the interplay between the external influences and the internal interpretations of the silver vessels, we must first establish a basic understanding of the form of the vessels themselves. After introducing four examples of Sasanian silver and the uncertainties surrounding provenance, I will delve into the possible origins of the iconography and the problematic analyses ofthe works.
Olson '08, Mary, "Goddesses, Priestesses, Queens and Dancers: Images of Women on Sasnian Silver" (2008). Honors Projects. 32.