Plaque (fragment)

Historical period(s)
Iron Age I - II, 1200-900 BCE
Silver; repoussed, hammered, and chased
H x W: 16.5 x 13.1 cm (6 1/2 x 5 3/16 in)
Northwest Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


chasing, hammering, Iran, Iron Age I (ca. 1450 - 1250 BCE), Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE), man, repousse, WWII-era provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • The Memorial Volume of the 5th International Congress of Iranian Art and Archaeology: Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, 11th-18th April 1968. 2 vols., Teheran. vol. 1pp. 163-77.
  • Animal Style Art from East to West. Exh. cat. New York. cat. 6, pp. 23, 51-52.
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 8, p. 34.
  • Der Alter Orient. vol. 14 Berlin. cat. 308, pp. 392-93.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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