Paper Information

Journal:   NAGHSH MAYEH   FALL 2009-WINTER 2010 , Volume 2 , Number 4; Page(s) 45 To 52.
 
Paper: 

CONSIDERING ANAHITA SYMBOL IN SAMANID POTTERIES

 
 
Author(s):  RASEKH TALKHDASH ROGHIYEH*
 
* ISLAMIC AZAD UNIVERSITY, SEPIDAN BRANCH
 
Abstract: 
We can begins with Anahita, this ancient Iranian goddess mother with various pregnant statues that shows the worship mother of gods from the new stone age in Iran that appears in different forms on the other eras. Mother-Iranian goddess in Achaemenian manuscripts named Anahita. The picture of this goddess has seen in reliefs and behind the coins with a milled edge crown. Samanid art is kind of continuation of Sasanid art, and for this reason the figures have seen on this potteries affected by Sasanid art. On this essay we consider the woman figure on this era. On the Samanid potteries you can see the fertility symbols like snake, fish, new moon, palm leaf and pomegranate. It seems that women figures have a unique character.
 
Keyword(s): SYMBOL, ANAHITA, FERTILITY GODDESS, POTTERY, SAMANID ERA
 
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