Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
about 900 B.C.
Overall: 16.6 x 18.9 cm (6 9/16 x 7 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Torque (neck ring), twisted with smooth hooked ends. Green patina.
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.
Maria Antoinette Evans Fund