Figurine of a running goat

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
Iron Age
10th–9th century B.C.


Findspot: Azerbaijan

Dimensions

Overall: 12.2 x 12.8 cm (4 13/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.145

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Running goat, bearded; elongated neck, the legs streched in a galloping movement.

Provenance

By 1950: Holmes Collection, Topsfield; 1950: lent to the MFA by Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes, 9 August 1950; 1957: given to the MFA by Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes.
(Accession date: February 14, 1957)

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes