Handle or finial

Kassite
7th–4th century B.C.


Object Place: Luristan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .087

Accession Number

30.588

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Handle (or finial) with bulging end encircled with five spokes; ring of small bosses below. Green patina.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund