Amulet of a vulture
Near Eastern, Mesopotamian or Iranian
Early Dynastic Period / Proto-Elamite
4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
White stone amulet in the form of a vulture bending forward, with inlaid eye.
By 1977: with Gawain McKinley Ancient and Decorative Arts, New York; 1977: purchased by the MFA from Gawain McKinley Ancient and Decorative Arts, 15 December 1977.
(Accession date: December 15, 1977)
John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund