Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
about 900 B.C.
Overall: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Bracelet, open, with ends in the form of the head and shoulders of leaping rams (?). Ends black bronze, ring patinated green.
By 1930, acquired in Iran, probably by Ayoub Rabenou, Paris; 1930, sold by Rabenou, through Arthur Upham Pope (b. 1881 - d. 1969), Paris, to the MFA [see note]. (Accession Date: August 7, 1930)
NOTE: MFA accession nos. 30.544-30.637 were purchased from Arthur Upham Pope for $15,000, plus a $2250 commission. According to Pope, the majority of the group belonged to Rabenou.
Maria Antoinette Evans Fund