Lion-headed bracelet

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
Iron Age
7th–4th century B.C.


Dimensions

Diameter: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

30.616

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Bracelet, open, with flattened ends in the form of confronted lion heads. Golden bronze, greenish 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