H x W x D: 7.6 x 7.2 x 2.8 cm (3 x 2 13/16 x 1 1/8 in)
Jewelry and Ornament
ca. 800-700 BCE
Iron Age II - III
Finial in the form of two rampant caprids with fore and rear feet resting on horizontle rings. Horn ridges are indicated by a series of open loops extending the height of the horns. The muzzle and neck are thin and elongated. The back of the curving neck is notched to indicate a mane. The bodies of the creatures consist of decorated curving bars, the upper ones decorated with open loops (paralleling the horns), the lower ones of double twisted wire.
To the late 1950s or 1960s
H. Khan Monif (died 1968), New York to the late 1950s or 1960s 
From the late 1950s or 1960s to 1996
Emma C. Bunker, purchased in New York City from H. Khan Monif in the late 1950s or 1960s 
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Mr. John B. and Mrs. Emma C. Bunker, Wheatland, WY, in 1996
 According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.