Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
10th–9th century B.C.
Height: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Horse trappings and rings. Pin-head, in the form of a horned figure standing on a mask between confronted serpents and lions. Green patina.
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