Whetstone with handle in the form of an ibex

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
Iron Age
10th–9th century B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

66.954

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Whetstone and chain, with a bronze terminal in the form of ibex heads flanking a moufflon head.

Provenance

By 1966: with H. D. Motamed, Malba, New York; 1966: purchased by the MFA from H. D. Motamed.
(Accession date: December 14, 1966)

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund