Votive plaque

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Urartian
Iron Age
650–550 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1983.390

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Bronze votive plaque depicting two robed figures before an architectural facade.

Provenance

1971, possibly discovered in Giyimli (Hirkanis), Turkey, during the construction of a mosque [see note]. 1983, with Said Motamed, Frankfurt; sold by Said Motamed to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 12, 1983)

NOTE: On this find, see Orhan Aytug Tasyürek, "The Urartian Bronze Hoard from Giyimli," Expedition 19, 4 (1977): 12.

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund