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Some remarks on the camel on Sasanian seals
Some remarks on the camel on Sasanian seals

Author(s): Krzysztof Jakubiak
Subject(s): Archaeology
Published by: KSIĘGARNIA AKADEMICKA Sp. z o.o.
Keywords: Sasanian seals; camel; Verethragna

Summary/Abstract: This article focuses on the analysis of the symbol of camel which can be observed on the seals dated back to the Sasanian period. The camel iconography was not only a simple decorative motive, but was strongly associated with the religious aspects. The author agreed with opinion that the camel can be associated with one of the god Verethragna incarnations.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 15
  • Page Range: 107-115
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: English