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Luristan double-headed zoomorphic pendant, 8th/7th century BC

Luristan double-headed zoomorphic pendant, 8th/7th century BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1319568
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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 $280.00 
Bronze pendant with two addorsed animal heads sharing one body and four legs. The highly stylized and unidentifiable animal cast with prominent eyes and a suspension loop at center.
For a similar pendant, cf. lo no. 363, pp. 270-271 in: Oscar White Muscarella. Bronze and Iron. Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York 1988.
Bronze
Luristan, Western Iran, 8th/7th century BC
L. 3.4 cm (1.3 in)
H. 2.3 cm (0.9 in)
Intact. Fine condition. Superb dark olive-green patina.
Ex Collection of Vincent Funiciello, Brooklyn, 1930s to 1970s.

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.