From: Iran | Rayy

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 37-11-227
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iran | Rayy
Site Name 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

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 The Boston Museum of Fine Arts / University Museum Expedition to Rayy; Erich F. Schmidt, 1937
Other Number RE 3141 - Field No SF

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