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Votive plaque with man praying

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Silver votive plaque incised with a standing, bearded man, holding out his hands as if in supplication to a god. Two suspension holes at the top.


Purchased from Isaak Sakhaei, Apr 26 1989. (Accession date: May 22, 1989)

Credit Line

Curator's Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Iron Age, 8th century B.C.

Place of Origin

Northwestern Iran


3.5 x 4.2 cm (1 3/8 x 1 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 3.5 cm x 4.2 cm

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Religious and cult objects