Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
about 5th–4th century B.C.
Legacy dimension: 5 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 2 cm
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Gold pommel of a Persian short sword in the shape of two calves’ heads addorsed.
By 1976: collection of Dr. and Mrs. Kurt H. Greineder, Framingham (probably acquired in Beirut); 1976: purchased by the MFA from the Greineders.
(Accession date: September 8, 1976)
Harriet Otis Cruft Fund