Ring with confronting lions

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
Iron Age
about 7th century B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.615

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Luristan bronze ring with two crouching confronted lions. Green patina.

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