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Breastplate fragment

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9.3 x 18.1 x 0.5 cm (3 11/16 x 7 1/8 x 3/16 in)
Type:
Weapon and Armament
Metalwork
Origin:
Northwestern Iran
Date:
ca. 800-500 BCE
Period:
Iron Age III
Topic:
tree  Search this
bull  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
griffin  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
repousse  Search this
chasing  Search this
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Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
S1986.496
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.496

Master-of-animals Finial

Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W: 15.6 x 7.5 cm (6 1/8 x 2 15/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
Luristan, Iran
Date:
1000-550 BCE
Period:
Iron Age II - III
Topic:
casting  Search this
Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE)  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
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Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
S1986.497
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.497

Spouted vessel

Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19.5 x 18.6 x 16.5 cm (7 11/16 x 7 5/16 x 6 1/2 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1000-500 BCE
Period:
Iron Age II - III
Topic:
bird  Search this
Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE)  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
S1986.503
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.503

Cheek Pieces and Bit

Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10.6 x 18.4 x 9.4 cm (4 3/16 x 7 1/4 x 3 11/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1000-650 BCE
Period:
Iron Age II - III
Topic:
horse  Search this
casting  Search this
Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE)  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
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Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.103
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.103

Disk

Medium:
Copper alloy Hammered, chased, and repoussé
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 22.3 x 22.3 x 1.6 cm (8 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 5/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
Northwest Iran
Date:
ca. 1000-500 BCE
Period:
Iron Age II - III
Topic:
Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE)  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
repousse  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.121
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye352919dce-d973-4490-b389-9c9046a38c67
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.121

Bowl

Medium:
Bronze, hammered and chased
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 8.3 x 37.5 cm (3 1/4 x 14 3/4 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 900-700 BCE
Period:
Iron Age II - III
Topic:
Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE)  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
incising  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.126
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye34d3af1ad-1841-4c0b-9309-3dde1105ccba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.126

Cheek Piece

Medium:
Copper alloy; cast
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13.6 x 12.7 x 3.5 cm (5 3/8 x 5 x 1 3/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Tool and Equipment
Date:
ca. 1000-650 BCE
Period:
Iron Age II - III
Topic:
casting  Search this
sheep  Search this
Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE)  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.127
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.127

Figurine

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 18.2 x 9.4 cm (7 3/16 x 3 11/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1000-500 BCE
Period:
Iron Age II - III
Topic:
casting  Search this
Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE)  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.145
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.145

Cheek Pieces from a Horse Bit

Medium:
Copper alloy; cast
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a): 9.9 x 10.7 x 2 cm (3 7/8 x 4 3/16 x 13/16 in)
H x W x D (b): 10 x 10.5 x 2 cm (3 15/16 x 4 1/8 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1000-650 BCE
Period:
Iron Age II - III
Topic:
horse  Search this
casting  Search this
Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE)  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.71a-b
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.71a-b

Cheek pieces and bit

Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W: 7.8 x 18.7 cm (3 1/16 x 7 3/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1000-650 BCE
Period:
Iron Age II - III
Topic:
horse  Search this
casting  Search this
Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE)  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.76
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.76

Master-of-animals Finial

Medium:
Copper alloy; cast
Dimensions:
H x W: 16 x 8.4 cm (6 5/16 x 3 5/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1000-650 BCE
Period:
Iron Age II - III
Topic:
casting  Search this
Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE)  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.77
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.77

Master-of-animals standard finial

Medium:
Copper alloy; cast
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27.8 x 9.8 x 3 cm (10 15/16 x 3 7/8 x 1 3/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1000-650 BCE
Period:
Iron Age II - III
Topic:
lion  Search this
casting  Search this
Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE)  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
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Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.79
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.79

Finial

Medium:
Copper alloy Cast
Dimensions:
H x W: 12.4 x 7.9 cm (4 7/8 x 3 1/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1000-650 BCE
Period:
Iron Age I - III
Topic:
casting  Search this
Iron Age I (ca. 1450 - 1250 BCE)  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.80
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.80

Spouted jar

Medium:
Earthenware with paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 23 x 18.2 x 23.6 cm (9 1/16 x 7 3/16 x 9 5/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1000-600 BCE
Period:
Iron Age II - III
Topic:
Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE)  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Accession Number:
S1987.99
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 29: Shaping Clay in Ancient Iran
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye37d2ba22c-ffd4-49a2-b003-9f5afb57178c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.99

Trefoil-mouth tripod jug

Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19.1 x 11.5 x 12.1 cm (7 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 3/4 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Northwest Iran
Date:
ca. 800-500 BCE
Period:
Iron Age III
Topic:
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joan and Frank Mount
Accession Number:
S1994.14
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye39246b996-c25e-4ef5-a8dc-7d5e2e8eec03
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1994.14

Garment pin

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 24.3 x 1.1 x 1.5 cm (9 9/16 x 7/16 x 9/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 900-600 BCE
Period:
Iron Age I - III
Topic:
lion  Search this
casting  Search this
Iron Age I (ca. 1450 - 1250 BCE)  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Duncan M. Whittome Revocable Trust in memory of Ambassador and Mrs. James S. Moose, Jr.
Accession Number:
S1995.107
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1995.107

Garment pin

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19.8 x 2.1 x 0.7 cm (7 13/16 x 13/16 x 1/4 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 900-600 BCE
Period:
Iron Age I - III
Topic:
animal  Search this
casting  Search this
Iron Age I (ca. 1450 - 1250 BCE)  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Duncan M. Whittome Revocable Trust in memory of Ambassador and Mrs. James S. Moose, Jr.
Accession Number:
S1995.108
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1995.108

Bowl with handle

Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 x 22.5 x 18.3 cm (1 15/16 x 8 7/8 x 7 3/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Northwest Iran
Date:
ca. 800-500 BCE
Period:
Iron Age III
Topic:
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joan and Frank Mount
Accession Number:
S1995.122
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1995.122

Vessel in the form of a Ram

Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10.3 x 7.5 x 18.9 cm (4 1/16 x 2 15/16 x 7 7/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1000-550 BCE
Period:
Iron Age II - III
Topic:
sheep  Search this
Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE)  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
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ram  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joan and Frank Mount
Accession Number:
S1996.100
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1996.100

Vessel with long spout

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9.3 x 24.1 x 9.1 cm (3 11/16 x 9 1/2 x 3 9/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1250- 500 BCE
Period:
Iron Age II - III
Topic:
casting  Search this
Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE)  Search this
Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
riveting  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Bunker in memory of Dr. Edith Porada
Accession Number:
S1996.73
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1996.73

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