Votive plaque

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian or Iranian
Late Iron Age
599–300 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 4.1 x 2.4 cm (1 5/8 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.28

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Incised with two figures facing right, the first bearded, the second beardless, both wearing long fringed robes and raising their forearms. Two holes pierced in top corners; small section missing from lower right; crack in upper left corner.

Provenance

By 1985: Eshagh Sakhaei, Brighton, MA; 1985: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Sakhaei, 27 February 1985.
(Accession date: February 27, 1985)

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund