Pinhead in the form of a lion
Near Eastern, Iranian
Findspot: Soldus Valley, West Azerbaijan, Hasanlu
Length x width: 5 x 1.8 cm (1 15/16 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze pinhead in the form of a couchant lion. Iron pin now missing.
From West Azerbaijan, Soldus Valley, Hasanlu, level of the burned building. 1961, excavated by the Iran Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; given to the MFA in exchange for a contribution September 10, 1975.
(Accession date: September 10, 1975)
Gift of the Iran Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania in exchange for contribution from the Egyptian Curator's Fund and Anonymous gift