Finial support

Historical period(s)
Iron Age I - II, ca. 900-600 BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 13.7 x 4.6 x 4.6 cm (5 3/8 x 1 13/16 x 1 13/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of The Duncan M. Whittome Revocable Trust in memory of Ambassador and Mrs. James S. Moose, Jr.
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1995.111
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork
Type

Stand

Keywords
casting, Iran, Iron Age I (ca. 1450 - 1250 BCE), Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Label

This kind of object served to support a finial, one of the most characteristic products of the bronze industry that flourished in the Luristan region of western Iran in the period from 1400 to 800 B.C.E. (see S1987.79, S1996.77, and S1996.78).

Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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