User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Decorated and inscribed ring

Start collecting

Iron ring decorated with a manned chariot and archer attacking a double-turreted fortress. 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: 3.2 x 3.2 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1985.96

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings