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Pendant

Period:
Iron Age III
Date:
ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran, probably from Luristan
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
1.77 x 1.5 in. (4.5 x 3.81 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.97.19
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1930, purchased from R. Y. Mottahedeh & Sons, Inc., New York.

“The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department,” MOA Museum of Art, Atami, Japan, The Aiche Prefectural Art Gallery, Nagoya, Japan, The Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan, 1983.

Dimand, Maurice S. 1931. "Iranian Bronzes." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 26, p. 48, fig. 3.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1983. "Luristan." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department, exh. cat. Tokyo: Chunichi Shimbun, no. 64.

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. 180, no. 293.
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