13 June 2000
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
Dr. Elie Borowski
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