Decorated and inscribed iron ring

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
Late Bronze Age to Iron Age
1299–600 B.C.


Dimensions

Width x diameter: 3.1 x 3.1 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1985.95

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Iron ring decorated with a stylized palm tree flanked by two registers of fantastic animals. Inscribed in cuneiform.

Provenance

By 1985: Eshagh Sakhaei, Brighton, MA; 1985: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Sakhaei, 27 February 1985.
(Accession date: February 27, 1985)

Credit Line

Egyptian Curator's Fund