Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
7th–4th century B.C.
Overall: 12.3 x 3.7 cm (4 13/16 x 1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Handle, v-shaped decoration of braided thongs hanging from pegs, in low relief. Dark bronze, heavily encrusted with earth.
From Luristan, 1930: purchased by the MFA through Mr. Upham Pope.*
(Accession date: August 7, 1930)
*Ninety-five objects, numbered 30.544-30.637 were purchased as a group for $15,000, plus a $2250 commission.
Maria Antoinette Evans Fund