University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 37-11-227
Current Location: Collections storage
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
Credit Line:The Boston Museum of Fine Arts / University Museum Expedition to Rayy; Erich F. Schmidt, 1937
Other NumberRE 3141 - Field No SF

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.


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