The investigation role of horse in ancient Persian and its continuity in Neyshabor pottery in Samanid era

Nader Shayganfar, Najmeh Nouri


Investigation of ancient artwork showed that there is continuity of horse and it is brilliant in all if periods, Islamic period is the most important era in manifesting if it. In third and fourth century Iranian pottery with regard to ancient Persian design fine images crockery. Lapidary on fulvous grounds in Neyshabor, confirmed this fact that inspire artistic and cultural era before Islamic period. One reason for this matter is present of foreign and Moslem artists in Neyshabor. This research carried out by using of historical- comparative method and data collection was done by using of library resources and studying of artwork that maintained. The basic background of this research is role of horse. The main question of this research is that which one index is a basic variable in illustration index of horse in ancient Persian and the role of horse in Neyshabor clay of samaniera is affected by which index. The purpose of this research is to investigate the role of horse in ancient Persian and continuity of this in Neyshabor clay. With regard to finding of research, we could say that Iranian art has impacts on samanid pottery especially sasani era this impact not imitative but artists select this informally by using of Iranian property and Islamic features.


ancient Persian, Neyshabor pottery, samanid era, horse.

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