Lion-headed bracelet

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
Iron Age
8th century B.C.


Dimensions

Diameter: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.343

Medium or Technique

Copper or bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Bracelet terminating in two leopard or dog’s heads.

Provenance

From Luristan. December 1939, purchased in Tehran by Dr. Erich B. Schmidt; 1941, given to the MFA by the University of Pennsylvania Museum and the Oriental Institute.
(Accession date: May 08, 1941)

Credit Line

Gift of the University of Pennsylvania Museum and the Oriental Institute