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Swimming duck pin

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Bronze pin; engraved and with banded decoration. Head in the form of a swimming duck. 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, 7th–4th century B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 17.8 cm (7 in.)

Accession Number

30.598

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Fibulae