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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:
4.37 x 2.48 in. (11.1 x 6.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Pratt, 1932
Accession Number:
32.161.12
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 404
Acquired by the Museum in 1932, gift of George D. Pratt.
Carter, Dagny. 1957. The Symbol of the Beast: The Animal-Style Art of Eurasia. New York: Ronald Press Co., pl. 26a.

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. 146, no. 227.
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