Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
10th–9th century B.C.
Length: 32.9 cm (12 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Pin, head in the form of an horned animal with feet doubled under his body. Pin, iron: head, greenish-gray bronze, patinated on one side.
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