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Master-of-animals standard

Period:
Iron Age III
Date:
ca. 8th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran, probably from Luristan
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
7.95 x 2.87 in. (20.19 x 7.29 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.97.5
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1930, purchased from R. Y. Mottahedeh & Sons, Inc., New York.

“Grand Reserves: Hidden Treasures from Fifteen New York Museums.” The New York Cultural Center, New York, October 24, 1974–December 8, 1974.

“Profil du Metropolitan Museum of Art de New York: de Ramsès à Picasso.” Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux, May 15, 1981–September 1, 1981.

“5000 Years of Art from the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art,” San Diego Museum of Art, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, Illinois, The Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, Michigan, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, 1981–1982.

The New York Cultural Center. Grand Reserves: Hidden Treasures from Fifteen New York Museums. 1974. exh. cat. New York: Sotheby's Parke Bernet Inc., no. 96.

Profil du Metropolitan Museum of Art de New York: de Ramsès à Picasso. 1981. exh. cat. Bordeaux: Galerie des Beaux-Arts, p. 46, no. 21.

Cardon, Carol Moon and Jane S. Tai. 1981. 5000 Years of Art from the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art: An Exhibition Organized by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Federation of Arts. exh. cat. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Federation of Arts, p. 34, no. 4.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 147, no. 228.
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