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Decorated silver ring

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Silver ring decorated with a stylized palm tree flanked on one side by bearded worshipper followed by a bull, and on the other side by a seated hound and a winged, human-headed bull.

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

Diameter: 2.6 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

1985.94

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings