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Lion-headed bracelet

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Bracelet terminating in two leopard or dog's heads.

Provenance

From Luristan. December 1939, purchased in Tehran by Dr. Erich B. Schmidt; 1941, given to the MFA by the University of Pennsylvania Museum and the Oriental Institute. (Accession date: May 08, 1941)

Credit Line

Gift of the University of Pennsylvania Museum and the Oriental Institute

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan, Iron Age, 8th century B.C.

Dimensions

Diameter: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.343

Medium or Technique

Copper or bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets