Rod-holder with ibexes

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
Iron Age
7th–4th century B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .113

Accession Number

30.582

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment, Transportation

Rod-holder or finial, two ibexes climbing on shoulder. Greenish patina. Top broken.

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