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Rod-holder with ibexes

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Rod-holder or finial, two ibexes climbing on shoulder. Greenish patina. Top broken.

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

Legacy dimension: H. .113

Accession Number

30.582

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Transportation