Near Eastern, Iranian
before 4300 B.C.
Findspot: Iran, Rayy, Plot F-7, refuse, SE corner, D of excavation 3.25
Width x length x thickness: 1.7 x 2.3 x 0.7 cm (11/16 x 7/8 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Shield shaped, deeply incised hatches (possibly inscription?), perforated laterally at center of back. Red-brown tortoise shell? Complete.
1936, excavated at Rayy (Chal Turkhan, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1939, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: January 12, 1939)
University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition