Bronze head of ibex

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


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 30.9 x 14.6 x 18.6 cm (12 3/16 x 5 3/4 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.37

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head and torso of ibex, kneeling. The hind quarters are broken off. Oval hole in base. Low relief.

Provenance

By 1952: Holmes Collection, Topsfield. 1952: given to the MFA by Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes in memory of Edward Jackson Holmes.
(Accession Date: January 17, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes in loving memory of Edward Jackson Holmes