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Bronze ram

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Bronze sculpture of a galloping ibex or ram. There is a suspension ring near the rear. Details are carved. The surface is smooth and polished.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan, Iron Age, 7th–4th century B.C.

Accession Number

30.618

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture