A LURISTAN BRONZE STANDARD FINIAL
CIRCA 9TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.
In the form of the "Master of the Animals," each hand holding the neck of a predatory animal, with a cock's head facing outward at the base, a human head on the torso, another below the feet; together with a standard finial with two rampant felines; two stylized horses, one small, one large, each standing foursquare, the larger with a bulbous body, curving neck and open mouth; a goat pendant, a suspension loop on its back; and a stylized double-horse pendant formed of the foreparts of two horses positioned back-to-back, a suspension loop at the merge
7 in. (17.8 cm.) high (6)