Belt Fragment


Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iran | Hasanlu

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 59-4-158.1
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iran | Hasanlu
Period Hasanlu Period IV
Date Made 1000-800 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Copper (uncertain) | Bronze (uncertain)

Copper/bronze belt buckle with lion head in the round in the center, shoulders and arms in relief with incised decoration; head of deer or other horned animal incised beside left shoulder; edge of central area bordered by guilloche pattern, incised, continues down tang to loop, and also continues around strip of belt with addition of a third central guilloche; belt strip and buckle bordered by row of small holes for attachment; this does not continue down tang; fragmentary belt strip and fragmentary central buckle; not all pieces fit together.

Length 12 cm
Width 8 cm
Depth 4.5 cm
Credit Line The Hasanlu Project; Robert H. Dyson Jr., 1958
Other Number HAS58-244 - Field No SF

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