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Master-of-animals standard

Period:
Iron Age III
Date:
ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran, probably from Luristan
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
2.13 x 2.36 in. (5.41 x 5.99 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.97.7
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1930, purchased from R. Y. Mottahedeh & Sons, Inc., New York.
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. 229.
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