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Period:
Iron Age II-III
Date:
ca. 9th–8th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran, probably from Luristan
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
4.37 x 4.49 in. (11.1 x 11.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Pratt, 1932
Accession Number:
32.161.11
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1932, gift of George D. Pratt.

“Small Sculptures in Bronze,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 6, 1950–January 31, 1951.

“Treasures from the Metropolitan: Catalogue of the Inaugural Exhibition of the Indianapolis Museum of Art.” The Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana October 25, 1970–January 3, 1971.

“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.

Carter, Dagny. 1957. The Symbol of the Beast: The Animal-Style Art of Eurasia. New York: Ronald Press Co., pl. 27d.

Weinhardt, Carl J. 1970. Treasures from the Metropolitan: Catalogue of the Inaugural Exhibition of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. exh. cat. Indianapolis: Indianapolis Museum of Art, p. 34, no. 20.

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. 65.

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. 142, no. 215.
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