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Rooster Pendant, 900 - 750 BCE

  • Luristan, Iranian


  • Overall: 1 7/8 × 1/2 × 1 9/16 inches (4.8 × 1.3 × 4 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Tobey Hansen


On View

  • Ancient Middle East Gallery


Ancient Near Eastern Art

Robert H. Tannahill. Mrs. Tobey Hansen

1972-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Moorey, P.R.S. Catalogue of the Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum. Oxford, 1971, pp. 230, 231, [similar pendants discussed and dated. Mentions such pendants discussed and dated. Mentions such pendants used either as personal adornment, decorating belts (especially true of North-West Iran), or as jingles on horse harnesses], pl. 65, (fig. 413-415).

Luristan, Iranian, Rooster Pendant, 900 - 750 BCE, bronze. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Tobey Hansen, 72.46.