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Decorated and inscribed iron ring

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Iron ring decorated with a stylized palm tree flanked by two registers of fantastic animals. Inscribed in cuneiform.

Provenance

By 1985: Eshagh Sakhaei, Brighton, MA; 1985: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Sakhaei, 27 February 1985. (Accession date: February 27, 1985)

Credit Line

Egyptian Curator's Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan, Late Bronze Age to Iron Age, 1299–600 B.C.

Dimensions

Width x diameter: 3.1 x 3.1 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1985.95

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings