Near Eastern, Iranian
Prehistoric Susa, Susa I
Overall: 5.4 x 4.4 cm (2 1/8 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Obverse: horned-headed hero/”shaman” (or demon?) with two snakes issuing from his waist, two larger snakes flanking the figure, an upside down antelope above him, two crescents in field. Reverse: cross-hatched border top and bottom; row of animals above, animal heads below.
By 1965: with Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems, Mrs. Horace L. Mayer. 1965 given to the MFA by Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Weems, Mrs. Mayer.
(Accession Date: November 10, 1965)
William Francis Warden Fund and Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer