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Ornament from a royal costume

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Appliques to ornament courtly costume. Lion's head.

Provenance

By 1962: with G. Allen, Hesperia Art, Philadelphia; 1962: purchased by the MFA from G. Allen, 14 February 1962. (Accession Date: February 14, 1962)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Achaemenid Period, 550–331 B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.171

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment