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Two bronze amulets

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Two bronze amulets, probably representing seated figure, faces on four sides. Green patina. Suspension ring at the top.

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

Height(a): 3 cm (1 3/16 in.) Height(b): 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.634

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets