TAASA REVIEW VOLUME 19 NO.3 – TAASA Review September 2010


This article was originally found in the September 2010 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 19, Issue 3, Page 19).

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Sasanian compositional forms first developed under Ardeshir, Shapur I introduced Roman imperial iconography in his designs.

During his victories, Shapur I captured many Roman sculptors who were forced to work in the royal workshops.

The later relief panels of Shapur showing emperor Valerian (i.e...