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Pendant

Object Number:37-11-227
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iran
Rayy
Site Name/Number: Rayy
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 Number:RE 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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Islamic Gallery (1977 - 04 Apr 2016) View Objects in Exhibition

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