Figurine of an elephant

Persian (Rayy)
Seljuq Period
11–12th century


Object Place: Rayy, Iran

Dimensions

Overall: 26.7 x 15.2 x 27.9 cm (10 1/2 x 6 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

39.430

Medium or Technique

Fritware with turquoise glaze.

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

1936, excavated at Rayy (Chal Turkhan, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1939, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: January 12, 1939)

Credit Line

University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition