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Iron Age III
ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Western Iran
3.03 in. (7.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of E. Safani, 1953
Accession Number:
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1953, gift of Edward Safani, New York.

“Near Eastern Art,” The American Federation of Arts, New York, January 1, 1961–January 1, 1962.

"Additions to the Collections." Eighty-Fourth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Year 1953, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 13 (Summer 1954), p. 17.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1977. "The Archeological Evidence for Relations Between Greece and Iran in the First Millennium BC." Journal of the Ancient Near Eastern Society of Columbia University 9, p. 57, fig. 20.

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. 260, no. 349.
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