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Ring with confronting lions

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Luristan bronze ring with two crouching confronted lions. Green patina.

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, about 7th century B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.615

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings