Asian Art

Bronze Idol

8th century B.C.E.

Finial with Master of Animals

5 13/16 × 2 9/16 × 1 in. (14.7 × 6.5 × 2.5 cm)
Gift of George Hewitt Myers, B.A. 1898, M.F. 1902
1931.90
Geography: 
Excavated in Luristan, Iran
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, probably Luristan
Period: 
Iron Age
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

George Hewitt Myers, (1875–1957) Washington D.C. to 1931; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1931

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