Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Place of Manufacture: Iran or eastern Anatolia
Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 120.
Height: 34 cm (13 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Helmet in the form of a Kedaris (the headdress popular among the nomadic peoples of Anatolia), with elaborately chased patterning imitating the quilted fabric, and rosettes on the sides and peak.
1979, sold by Mohammad Yeganeh (dealer; b. 1929 - d. 2012), Frankfurt, to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 14, 1979)
Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund