Ibex-Head Ornament

Ibex-Head Ornament

c. 525-450 BC

Bronze

Overall: 16.9 x 6.5 x 11.7 cm (6 5/8 x 2 9/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Gift of Katharine Holden Thayer 1961.199

Description

This may have decorated an ornate piece of furniture or a huge and heavily embellished bronze cauldron similar to that which the nearby bronze bull head once adorned.

See also
Collection: 
Near Eastern Art
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture
Medium: 
Bronze

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