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Neo-Elamite modeled Style. Bearded hero with naked torso and kilt holding two flanking ibexes with backturned heads by the horn at right and by the ear at left. Star in field behind each ibex.


By 1965: with Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems, Mrs. Horace L. Mayer. 1965 given to the MFA by Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Weems, Mrs. Mayer, 10 November 1965. (Accession date: November 10, 1965)

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Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)

Near Eastern, Iranian, Elamite, Neo-Elamite, 800–500 B.C.


Legacy dimension: 27 mm x 12.5

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White chalcedony


The Ancient World