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Funerary ornament

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


Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.731

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Small gold disk, part of a group of funerary ornaments from Northwestern Iran, Caspian coastal region.

Provenance

By 1959: with Dariush Broumand, New York, New York; 1959: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Broumand.
(Accession Date: November 17, 1959)

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund