Stone buttons or studs

Near Eastern, Iranian
Iron Age
1000–800 B.C.

Findspot: Soldus Valley, West Azerbaijan, Hasanlu

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


Asia, The Ancient World


Tools and equipment

68 small, pyramidal white stone buttons or studs.


From West Azerbaijan, Soldus Valley, Hasanlu, level of the burned building. 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)

Credit Line

Gift of the Iran Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania in exchange for contribution from the Egyptian Curator's Fund and Anonymous gift