Strap fitting

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Old Babylonian Period
1894–1595 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 5 cm (5 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1974.536

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Strap fitting in the form of a nude female, perhaps the goddess Ishtar.

Provenance

By 1974: with Matthias Komor; 1974: purchased by the MFA from Mathias Komor, New York, 12 November 1974.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund