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A LURISTAN BRONZE PIN
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A LURISTAN BRONZE PIN

CIRCA 9TH-8TH CENTURY B.C.

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A LURISTAN BRONZE PIN
circa 9th-8th century b.c.
The long tapering pin terminating with two large ibexes, their long necks arching forward, their exaggerated knobbed horns curving over their heads, with goat protomes projecting from the base of their necks, a lion approaching along the shaft of the pin
10½ in. (26.7 cm) long
Provenance
Dr. Elie Borowski
Literature
Arts de l'ancien Iran, no. 154.
Exhibited
Arts de l'ancien Iran, Museé Borély, Marseilles, 1975.
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