Belt Clasp

Luristan, Iranian

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in

Ancient Middle East Gallery, Level 1, West Wing

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Belt Clasp

900 - 750 BCE

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Iranian

Luristan

Bronze

Overall: 5 3/4 × 5 1/8 × 3/4 inches (14.6 × 13 × 1.9 cm)

Metalwork

Ancient Near Eastern Art

Founders Society Purchase, Ancient Art General Fund, with funds from Dr. Gennaro J. DiMaso

71.28

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(Ahmed Biabani)

1971-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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Moorey, P.R.S. Catalogue of the Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum. Oxford, 1971, pp. 239, 240, [similar object discussed and dated], pl. 69, 458.

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Luristan, Iranian, Belt Clasp, 900 - 750 BCE, bronze. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Ancient Art General Fund, with funds from Dr. Gennaro J. DiMaso, 71.28.

Belt Clasp
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