Goat Pendant, 900 - 750 BCE

  • Luristan, Iranian

Bronze

  • Framed: Overall: 1 1/2 × 9/16 × 1 9/16 inches (3.8 × 1.4 × 4 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Tobey Hansen

72.45

On View

  • Ancient Middle East Gallery

Department

Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Bronze
  • Iranian
  • Pendant
  • Luristan
  • Goat

Provenance

Robert H. Tannahill. Mrs. Tobey Hansen; 1972-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Moorey, P.R.S. Catalogue of the Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum. Oxford, 1971, pp. 232, 233, [similar pendants discussed and dated], p. 230 [mentions such pendants used either as personal adornment, decorating belts (especially true of North-West Iran), or as jingles on horse harness], pl. 65, (fig. 420-426).

Rights Status

Luristan, Iranian, Goat Pendant, 900 - 750 BCE, bronze. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Tobey Hansen, 72.45.