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Iron Age II
ca. 10th–9th century B.C.
Western Iran
5.94 in. (15.09 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Vladimir S. Littauer Gift and Ehsan Yarshater Gift, 1987
Accession Number:
Not on view
[By 1963, known on the art market in Tehran]; [1964, purchased from E. Chenassa, Tehran, by J. Eisenberg]; [1964-1967, J. Eisenberg, Royal Athena Galleries, New York]; 1967 purchased from J. Eisenberg by Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.; about 1968, purchased from New York dealer by Betty L. Schlossman, New York; 1970-71, on loan to the Museum by Betty L. Schlossman, New York (L.1970.29); collection of Betty L. Schlossman, New York (until d. 1986); acquired by the Museum in 1987, purchased from Thomas J. Herman, New York.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 117 (Jul. 1,1986 - Jun. 30, 1987), p. 17.
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