Hawk on base
Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
16th century B.C.
Height: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Stone hawk on a base. There are holes for inlay. The base is pierced. Details are incised. The surface is smooth and polished.
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