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Pin

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
Iron Age
10th–9th century B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 32.9 cm (12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.596

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

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.

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