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Bronze from West Asia

Metalwork, Bronze, West Asia

Works of Art (47)

Arrowheads, early 1st millennium B.C., Caucasus Mountain region, Bronze (1991.314.3-.8)
Base for a Cross, 1000–1100, Byzantine, probably Constantinople or Asia Minor, Copper alloy (62.10.8)
Bell inscribed with the Urartian royal name Argishti, 786–756 B.C., Eastern Anatolia or Northwestern Iran, Urartian, Bronze, iron (1977.186)
Belt clasp, 1st–3rd century A.D., Caucasus region (Georgia), Bronze (21.166.5)
Belt fragment of animals, 7th century B.C., Northwestern Iran, possibly Gushi, Bronze (52.123)
Bird handles from a bowl or basin, Iron Age II, 9th century B.C., Northwestern Iran; Excavated at Hasanlu, Bronze (61.100.3a,b)
Bowl with handles terminating in lotuses, ca. 850–750 B.C.; Cypro-Geometric III, Cypriot; Said to be from Kourion, Bronze (74.51.5673)
Bowl, 12th–13th century; Ghaznavid, Afghanistan, High tin bronze, cast, hammered, chased, punched, and engraved (2000.57)
Bronze rod tripod, ca. 1250–1050 B.C.; Late Bronze Age, Cypriot; Said to be from Kourion, Bronze (74.51.5684)
Bronze waterspout in the form of a lion mask, ca. 100 B.C.–100 A.D.; late Hellenistic or early Roman; Greco-Roman style, Greco-Roman; From Cyprus, Bronze (74.51.5677)
Brooch in the form of a stag, late 3rd–early 4th century, Caucasus region, Bronze (21.166.3)
Disk with running dogs surrounding a mountain goat, 1st–3rd century A.D., Caucasus region, Bronze (21.166.1)
Ear probe, Roman, Cypriot, Bronze (74.51.5491)
Ewer with inscriptions and hunting scenes, 11th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Tepe Madrasa, E2, Middle Level, Bronze; cast, engraved (38.40.240)
Ewer, 7th century, Iran, Bronze, cast, chased, and inlaid (47.100.90)
Ewer, 8th–early 9th century, Probably Syria, Bronze, cast, engraved, and pierced (41.65)
Fibula, 8th–7th century B.C., Central Anatolia, Phrygia, Bronze (1970.231.1)
Figure of a bull, ca. mid- to late 1st millennium B.C., Southwestern Arabia, Bronze (47.100.85)
Figure of a lion, first half of 1st millennium B.C., Anatolia or Syria, Copper alloy (2002.457a,b)
Footed bowl, Seljuq period, early 13th century, Iran, Bronze; inlaid with silver and black compound (91.1.543)
Foundation peg in the shape of the forepart of a lion, 2200–2000 B.C., Probably Tell Mozan (ancient Urkish), northeastern Syria, Bronze (48.180)
Handles and rim of a cauldron, ca. 1300–1050; Late Bronze Age, Cypriot, Bronze (74.51.5685)
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings, 14th century B.C.; Middle Elamite period, Southwestern Iran, Bronze (63.74)
Incense burner, 1181–1182; Seljuq, Jacfar ibn Muhammad ibn cAli, Khorasan (eastern Iran), Iran; Found in Khorasan (eastern Iran), Tay-abad (Kariz), Iran, Cast bronze with openwork decoration (51.56)
Incense burner, mid-1st millennium B.C., Southern Arabia, Bronze (49.71.2)
Lion head terminal, Iron Age II, 9th century B.C., Northwestern Iran; Excavated at Hasanlu, Bronze (63.109.1)
London Papardelle, designed 1992, designed by Ron Arad (Israeli); made by Gallery Mourmans, Blackened bronze (2012.31)
Mirror, 12th century, Iran, Cast bronze (42.136)
Oil lamp, late 12th–early 13th century, Iran, Khorasan, Bronze with silver and copper inlay (2001.470)
Part of a throne with deity on a bull, late 8th–7th century B.C.; Urartian style, Probably Toprakkale, eastern Anatolia, Bronze (50.163)
Pin with recumbent lion, Iron Age II, 9th century B.C., Northwestern Iran; Excavated at Hasanlu, Bronze (61.100.10)
Plaque fragment inscribed with the Urartian royal name Argishti (probably Argishti II), 8th–7th century B.C., Eastern Anatolia or Northwestern Iran, Urartian, Bronze (1976.5)
Poet Turning into Heech, 2007, Parviz Tanavoli (Iranian, born 1937), bronze, (2012.39)
Polycandelon with Crosses, 500–600, Byzantine, Copper alloy (2002.483.7)
Portrait medallion of Süleyman the Magnificent, after 1521, Probably Venice, Bronze (18.70.8)
Royal or divine figure with high conical headdress, 18th century B.C.; Middle Bronze Age, Syria or Levant, Bronze (1985.262.2)
Shears, 18th–19th century, Turkey, Steel, bronze, gold (67.55.127)
Sickle sword, 1307–1275 B.C.; Middle Assyrian period, reign of Adad-nirari I, Mesopotamia, Bronze (11.166.1)
Smiting god wearing an Egyptian atef crown, 15th–14th century B.C., Levant, Bronze (1986.42)
Spatula, Roman, Cypriot, Bronze (74.51.5509)
Standard top, 8th–7th century B.C., Luristan, western Iran, Bronze (1996.82.1)
Standard top, late 2nd millennium B.C.; Middle Elamite period, Southwestern Iran, Bronze (57.13.1)
Steelyward weight with the bust of Athena, second half of 4th–6th century, Byzantine, Copper alloy (59.184)
Tripod, ca. 1450–1050; Late Cypriot II or III, Cypriot, Bronze (74.51.5587)
Vessel, ca. 700, Syria, Bronze, pierced and chased, openwork design (1993.319)
Votive plaque inscribed with Sabaean dedication, late 1st millennium B.C., Southwestern Arabia, Bronze (1993.169)
Winged deity, 13th century B.C.; Hittite Empire period, Anatolia, Bronze, gold (1990.255)