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Hawk on base

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Stone hawk on a base. There are holes for inlay. The base is pierced. Details are incised. The surface is smooth and polished.

Provenance

From Luristan, 1930: purchased by the MFA through Mr. Upham Pope.* (Accession date: August 7, 1930) *Ninety-five objects, numbered 30.544-30.637 were purchased as a group for $15,000, plus a $2250 commission.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian, Kassite, 16th century B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.637

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not on View
Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture