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Strap fitting

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Strap fitting in the form of a nude female, perhaps the goddess Ishtar.

Provenance

By 1974: with Matthias Komor; 1974: purchased by the MFA from Mathias Komor, New York, 12 November 1974.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian, Old Babylonian Period, 1894–1595 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 5 cm (5 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1974.536

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related