Two bronze amulets
Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
7th–4th century B.C.
Height(a): 3 cm (1 3/16 in.) Height(b): 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Two bronze amulets, probably representing seated figure, faces on four sides. Green patina. Suspension ring at the top.
By 1930, acquired in Iran, probably by Ayoub Rabenou, Paris; 1930, sold by Rabenou, through Arthur Upham Pope (b. 1881 - d. 1969), Paris, to the MFA [see note]. (Accession Date: August 7, 1930)
NOTE: MFA accession nos. 30.544-30.637 were purchased from Arthur Upham Pope for $15,000, plus a $2250 commission. According to Pope, the majority of the group belonged to Rabenou.
Maria Antoinette Evans Fund