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Finial

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Finial or spout representing a Gaul's head.

Provenance

Said to have been found in Eastern Anatolia. 1976, sold by Mohammed Yeganeh, Frankfurt, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 10, 1976)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Parthian, 249 B.C.–A.D. 224

Place of Manufacture

eastern Anatolia

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 x 6 cm (1 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.101

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related