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Appliqué with an animal motif

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Achaemenid
550–331 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.329

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Appliqués to ornament courtly costume in the shape of winged bulls and horned griffins.

Provenance

By 1966: with Joseph Sefarady; 1966: purchased by the MFA from Joseph Sefarady, 1 June 1966.
(Accession date: 1 June 1966)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund