Whetstone with ram handle
Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
7th–4th century B.C.
Legacy dimension: H. .20
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Whetstone with handle in the shape of a ram’s head. Legs folded beneath the body. Handle bronze; a stone crudely attached with bronze wire. Green patina.
From Luristan, 1930: purchased by the MFA through Mr. Upham Pope.*
(Accession date: August 7, 1930)
*Ninety-five objects, numbered 30.544-30.637 were purchased as a group for $15,000, plus a $2250 commission.
Maria Antoinette Evans Fund