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From: Iran | Rayy

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 37-11-204
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iran | Rayy
Site Name Rayy
Archaeology Area I 12, Pit 6, #37, d. 10.50; D. top 43.85
Date Made Islamic II
Section Near Eastern
Materials Bone
Technique Engraved
Iconography Human Face

Bone. Rectangular, slightly tapering rounded end. Upper end decorated with highly conventionalilized human face formed of engraved circles and dots; 2 pierced holes on each side of upper end. "Ratzan". Shuttle doll.

Credit Line The Boston Museum of Fine Arts / University Museum Expedition to Rayy; Erich F. Schmidt, 1937
Other Number RH 4478 - Field No SF | Draw. bo 14 - Other Number

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