Ornament from a royal costume

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Achaemenid Period
550–331 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.171

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Appliques to ornament courtly costume. Lion’s head.

Provenance

By 1962: with G. Allen, Hesperia Art, Philadelphia; 1962: purchased by the MFA from G. Allen, 14 February 1962.
(Accession Date: February 14, 1962)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund