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Pendant

Object Number:
37-11-227
Current Location:
Islamic Near East Gallery
Provenience:
Iran
Rayy
Archaeology Area:
RTE 5, Pit 3, #4, d. 4.60; D. top 53.65
Date Made:
Islamic II
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Brass
Technique:
Engraved
Inscribed
Iconography:
Star
Human Face
Description:
Bronze? Brass? Oval, lower end pointed and terminating in inverted fleur de lis; large perforation inside point. Both surfaces engraved and inscribed; the decoration consisting of circles enclosing 8-pointed stars, and below, a human face. Suspension loop at top.
Credit Line:
Joint Expedition of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and the University Museum, 1935-1936
Other Number:
RE 3141   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Islamic Gallery (1977)
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