Winged sphinx

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Achaemenid
550–331 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: length approximately 3 cm

Accession Number

66.391

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Winged Sphinx. Facing right.

Provenance

Said to be from Ziwiyeh. By 1966: with Nasli Heeramaneck, New York; 1966, purchased by the MFA from Heeramanek. (Accession date: June 1, 1966.)
(Accession date: June 1, 1966)

Credit Line

Gift of Nasli Heeramaneck