Sixteen repoussé plaques

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Lydian
Archaic Period
about 520 B.C.


Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm.

Accession Number

1970.364a-p

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Evanthea and Leo Condakes Gallery (Gallery 113A)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Sixteen repoussé plaques, each with a winged divinity. They are bearded and polos crowned, with double sets of curling wings and feathery tails. Each deity seems to hold a ovoid bag in each hand. Crescent (line) below and border of dots around.

Provenance

1970: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, May 13, 1970

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.