Tamara Talbot Rice
ANCIENT ARTS OF
CENTRAL ASIA

Statue of a Parthian Prince


Illustration 71, p85 in Tamara Talbot Rice, Ancient Arts of Central Asia, 1965
71 Life-size bronze statue of a Parthian prince from the temple at Shami. It may have been statues such as these that led the Sassanians to produce the vast figure of Shapur. Second century
71 Statue: Parthian prince. Bronze. Temple of Shami, Persia, 6′ 3″ (1.90 m). Parthian, second century. Archaeological Museum, Teheran. Photo: Thames and Hudson Archives

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