Author Topic: Seal with "Parthian / Sasanian" horseman  (Read 118 times)

Duncan Head

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Seal with "Parthian / Sasanian" horseman
« on: May 07, 2019, 06:34:35 PM »
Any thoughts on this chappie?
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Re: Seal with "Parthian / Sasanian" horseman
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2019, 07:02:02 PM »
Looks very like the ‘Parthian’ footsoldier with thureos , barbed spear, long coat, round hat...but mounted.
The sword does not look classically Parthian.
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Re: Seal with "Parthian / Sasanian" horseman
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2019, 10:05:39 AM »
On magnification, the headgear looks like a Corinthian helmet pushed back on the head.
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Re: Seal with "Parthian / Sasanian" horseman
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2019, 04:59:08 PM »
Skythian?
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