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Mountain goat

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Figurine of mountain goat. Face gold-plated and also two attached curls on legs. One curl missing. Head made separate. Incised lines on side of body and leg incised on underside.

Provenance

By 1959: with Framroz Sorabji Khan & Co., Bombay, India; 1959: purchased by the MFA from Framroz Sorabji Khan & Co., Bombay, India. (Accession Date: January 8, 1959)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Elamite, Proto-Elamite, 3500–2700 B.C.

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Iran

Dimensions

Height x length: 4 x 7 cm (1 9/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.14

Medium or Technique

Silver and sheet gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture