:: Volume 3, Issue 12 (11-2014) ::
کیمیای هنر 2014, 3(12): 33-50 Back to browse issues page
Iconographic Interpretation of Hunting Scenes in Sasanian Metalwork
Neda Akhavan Aghdam *
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Sasanian art works, due to important political, religious and economic events of this period, have a considerable significance and their interpretation help us to know this era much better. These can be considered as the pinnacle of the pre-Islamic art in Iran and one of the most improved branches of them is metalwork with hunting scenes. The article tries to interpret these art works using iconographic approach and for this purpose first the meaning of symbols should be defined. Following, and to achieve the iconographic interpretation of them some of these metalwork with hunting scenes are surveyed and the symbols which are represented are interpreted.
Keywords: Sasanian art, Sasanian metalwork, plates with hunting scene, iconography, symbology
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/05/3 | Accepted: 2015/05/3

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