Recumbent ibex

Near Eastern, Iranian
Iron Age
about 9th century B.C.


Findspot: Iran

Dimensions

Height x Length: 6.6 x 9.3 cm (2 5/8 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.147

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze sculpture of a recumbent ibex. The face is turned. The left leg is stretched and the other folded under the body. The ibex sits on a plate stand. One horn is missing. The surface is polished, but worn.

Provenance

By 1957: Gift from Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes.
(Accession date: February 14, 1957)

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes