Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
249 B.C.–A.D. 224
Place of Manufacture: eastern Anatolia
Height x width: 4 x 6 cm (1 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Finial or spout representing a Gaul’s head.
1976, sold by Mohammad Yeganeh (dealer; b. 1929 - d. 2012), Frankfurt, to the MFA [see note]. (Accession Date: March 10, 1976)
NOTE: Said at the time of acquisition to have been found in Eastern Anatolia.
Harriet Otis Cruft Fund