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Period:
Iron Age III
Date:
ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran, probably from Luristan
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
8.35 x 3.11 in. (21.21 x 7.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Pratt, 1932
Accession Number:
32.161.5
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1932, gift of George D. Pratt.

“Fantastic Animals (A Mythological Zoo).” The Junior Art Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky, March 9, 1959–May 20, 1959.

“Divine Images and Other Fabulous Creatures: Phase II.” The Staten Island Museum, New York, November 12, 1978–February 18, 1979.

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. 235.
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