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Sassanian silver plate of a simurgh (Sēnmurw), 7th or 8th century CE
Sassanian silver plate of a simurgh (Sēnmurw), 7th or 8th century CE
Samanian Simurgh platter" (9th-10th century). Simurgh as a word in Persian is a double entendre (or Īhām), and can be interpreted as 30 birds. This pl
Samanian Simurgh platter" (9th-10th century). Simurgh as a word in Persian is a double entendre (or Īhām), and can be interpreted as 30 birds. This plate depicts that interpretation. Attar of Nishapur also mentions this interpretation in his poetic book of Conference of the Birds
Ambassador with Simurgh design on his dress in the Afrasiab murals, 648–651 CE.
Ambassador with Simurgh design on his dress in the Afrasiab murals, 648–651 CE.
Zal and the Simurgh on the Mount Qaf
Zal and the Simurgh on the Mount Qaf
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Faramarz slaying Ahriman - a scene from the Shahnameh.
Faramarz slaying Ahriman - a scene from the Shahnameh.
Detail of The School of Athens by Raphael, 1509, showing Zoroaster (left, with star-studded globe)
Detail of The School of Athens by Raphael, 1509, showing Zoroaster (left, with star-studded globe)
Chinvat Bridge scene on the sarcophagus of Wirkak.
Chinvat Bridge scene on the sarcophagus of Wirkak.
Statue of Arash, Sa'dabad Complex.
Statue of Arash, Sa'dabad Complex.