Single dancers or groups of dancers represented on pottery from prehistoric Iranian sites e.
Ghirshman,pp. Contenau, p.
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According to Duris of Samos apud Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae Once a year, at the feast of Mithra OIr. According to Curt Sachs p. During the Hellenistic period Greek theater and dance were adapted to Iranian taste and traditions, especially by the Parthians cf.
Plutarch, Crassus II, p. During the Hellenistic and Parthian periods the dance also found ample expression in art, for example, the terracotta figurine of a girl dancer from Dura Europus Rostovtzeff, fig. The Sasanians esteemed music and its accompaniments highly Christensen, Iran. Carter, in Harper,p.