University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:55-32-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iran
Hamadan
Period: Achaemenid
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Gold
Iconography:Lions
Credit Line:Purchased from H. Kevorkian, 1955

Description

Smooth interior surface; exterior covered with slightly spiraled fluting; ends of lion heads in repousse and incising, open mouths with tongues hanging out. Hollow.


Bibliography:

[Book] Muscarella, Oscar W. 2000. The Lie Became Great: The Forgery of Ancient Near Eastern Cultures.. Styx Publications, Gronigen. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 65View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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