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Title: The figurative wall painting of the Sasanian period from Iran, Iraq and Syria
Author(s): DE WAELE, An
Journal: Iranica Antiqua
Volume: 39    Date: 2004   
Pages: 339-381
DOI: 10.2143/IA.39.0.503901

Abstract :
The aim of this article is to provide a full view on our current knowledge of the figurative wall paintings of the Sasanian priod from Iran, Iraq and Syria. All possible information has been collected, examined and finally resumed to this study. The themes that will be looked at are: iconography, plastering, colour use and painting techniques, dating, and lastly the function of the murals. As conclusion, they will be compared both with each other and with Sasanian art in general. Likewise, attention will be given to the profession of the painters.

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