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Amulet with griffon protomes

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Bronze amulet with addorsed griffon protomes.

Provenance

Said to be from Luristan. 1978, gift of Richard R. Wagner (b. 1907 - d. 2002), West Barnstable, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 15, 1978)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan, Iron Age, 1100–900 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x length: 2.5 x 4.5 cm (1 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1978.434

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets