This bronze ring, possibly originally part of a horse bridle, is adorned with a crouching ram or ibex, and a mask/head of human figure that wears horns/horned headdress and hair curled at the sides. The metal is characterized by a light 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