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Incised with two figures facing right, the first bearded, the second beardless, both wearing long fringed robes and raising their forearms. Two holes pierced in top corners; small section missing from lower right; crack in upper left corner.


By 1985: Eshagh Sakhaei, Brighton, MA; 1985: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Sakhaei, 27 February 1985. (Accession date: February 27, 1985)

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian or Iranian, Late Iron Age, 599–300 B.C.


Height x width: 4.1 x 2.4 cm (1 5/8 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Religious and cult objects