User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Coin

Oxidized - cleaned.

Provenance

1934, excavated at Rayy (Cheshmeh Ali Tepe, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1935, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: June 6, 1935)

Credit Line

University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition

Near Eastern, Iranian, Islamic, Abbasid (?), mid-8th–mid-13th century

Findspot

Rayy, Iran

Accession Number

35.1116

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins