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Ibex figurine

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Bronze figurine of an ibex with a raised head. There is a green patina. It is crudely made. One leg is missing. There is a suspension ring at the back of the neck. The surface is rough and worn. The details are worn.

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, Iranian, Luristan, Iron Age, 7th–4th century B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

30.629

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture