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Collection: Near Eastern Art (161)
Saluting Protective Spirit
Neo-Assyrian, Iraq, Nimrud, Northwest Palace, reign of Ashurnasirpal II, 9th Century BC
1943.246CCCC0
Woman and Water Buffalo Rhyton
Sasanian, Iran, 600s or Turk Shahi dynasty, Kabul, Afghanistan, 500s
1964.96CCCC0
Statuette of a Woman: "The Stargazer,"
Early Bronze Age, Western Anatolia?, 3rd Millennium BC
1993.165CCCC0
Dish:  King Hormizd II or Hormizd III Hunting Lions
Iran, Sasanian, 5th-6th Century
1962.150CCCC0
Statue of Gudea
Neo-Sumerian, Iraq, Girsu, 2143-2124 BC
1963.154CCCC0
Priest-King or Deity
Hittite, North Syria, early 17th Century BC
1971.45CCCC0
Bull Head Attachment
Urartian, northwest Iran, possibly Gusçi, Lake Urmia, c. 700-600 BC
1942.204CCCC0
Lioness
Sumerian, Iraq, c. 2100 BC
1989.253CCCC0
Howling Wolf
Southern Siberia, 5th-3rd Century BC
1986.26CCCC0
Head of a Bull
Sumerian, Iraq, Tigris-Euphrates valley, 3000-2000 BC
1997.51CCCC0
Pair of Arched Fibulae
Asia Minor, Phrygia, late 8th-early 7th Century BC
1999.87CCCC0
Pair of Arched Fibulae
Asia Minor, Phrygia, late 8th-early 7th Century BC
1999.87.1CCCC0
Pair of Arched Fibulae
Asia Minor, Phrygia, late 8th-early 7th Century BC
1999.87.2CCCC0
Horse-Shaped Drinking Vessel
Iran, Sasanian, 3rd-4th Century
1964.41CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Sasanian, 6th-8th century
1966.369CCCC0
Anahita Vessel
Sasanian, Iran, 4th-5th Century
1962.294CCCC0
Horse Bit Cheekpiece
Luristan, Iran, c. 700 BC
1961.33CCCC0
Dish: The Goddess Anahita
Iran, Sasanian, 5th-6th Century
1962.295CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Sasanian, 4th-6th Century
1963.478CCCC0
Lion Hunting Cup
Northwestern Iran, Amlash, 12th-11th century BC
1965.25CCCC0
Seated Ruler
North Syria, possibly the area of Ebla, 2000-1700 BC
1969.37CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Cow Nursing Its Calf
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.48CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Man; and Griffin in Combat
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.45CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Ram-Headed Sphinxes Flanking a Sacred Tree
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.47CCCC0
Bull Calf Polemount
Sumerian, Iraq, c, 2700 BC
1970.61CCCC0
Ibex Whetstone Handle
Luristan, Iran, 1100-900 BC
1965.554CCCC0
Beaker
Northwestern Iran, Marlik, 12th-11th century BC
1965.26CCCC0
Striding Goat
Sumerian, Iraq, c. 3200-3000 BC
1984.35CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Browsing Stag
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.49CCCC0
Elk Fawn Finial
Western Asia, Scythian, 5th-3rd Century BC
1982.2CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Winged Sphinx
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.46CCCC0
Ibex-Head Ornament
Iran, Achaemenian, 6th-5th Century BC
1961.199CCCC0
Feline-Handled Incense Burner
Parthian, Iran, possibly Burudjird, c. AD 100
1961.32CCCC0
Votive Pin with Decorated Disc
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1963.257CCCC0
"Bear-Woman" Vessel
Marlik, northwest Iran, c. 1200-1000 BC
1967.35CCCC0
Hunt Pitcher
Sasanian, Iran, 6th-7th Century
1961.200CCCC0
Composite Lion and Bull
Iran, 1500-1000 BC
1969.122CCCC0
"Foundation Nail" of Gudea
Neo-Sumerian, Iraq, probably Lagash, c. 2100 BC
1990.31CCCC0
Bull Procession Cup
Sumerian, Iraq, c. 3100-2900 BC
1982.1CCCC0
Ibex Standard Finial
Luristan, Iran, c. 700-600 BC
1992.246CCCC0
Ibex Eating
Sasanian, Iran, 5th-7th Century
1941.24CCCC0
Amulet Seal in the Form of a Bull
Pre-Sumerian, Iraq, C. 3250 BC
1981.7CCCC0
Button-Based Situlas
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1960.35CCCC0
Button-Based Situla
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1960.35.1CCCC0
Button-Based Situla
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1960.35.2CCCC0
Hand Drummer
Assyrian, Iraq or possibly Syria, 9th-7th Century BC
1969.67CCCC0
Axel Shaft Cup
Luristan, Iran, 800-700 BC
1930.729CCCC0
Stepped Pitcher
Sasanian, Iran, 5th-7th Century
1966.21CCCC0
Peacock Ring
Seleucia, Iraq, Parthian Period
1933.191CCCC0
Stag Poletop
Eastern Anatolia, Hittite, 15th-13th century BC
1975.13CCCC0
Head Pendant
Lebanon, Syro-Phoenicia, 6th - 5th centuries B.C.
1994.97CCCC0
Seal Amulet in the form of a Lion's Head
Iraq, southern Mesopotamia, 3800-3500 BC
2000.42CCCC0
Tomb Relief
Syria, Palmyra, 3rd century
1964.359CCCC0
Ram-Head Drinking Vessel
Iran, Median, late 7th Century BC
1963.479CCCC0
Procession of Nobles
Syria, Palmyra
1970.15CCCC0
Plate with Winged Griffin
Soghdia, Hephtalite Period, 6th-7th Century
1967.34CCCC0
Hero and Animal Combat Beaker
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1963.95CCCC0
Banquet Pyxis
Anatolia, Neo-Hittite, 9th-8th Century BC
1973.19CCCC0
Axe Head
Russia or Turkey, North-Central Caucasus, Kuban culture, 9th-7th Century BC
1988.2CCCC0
Spouted Zebu Vessel
Marlik, Iran, c. 1000 BC
1992.245CCCC0
Hittite Vessel with Four Scenes Molded and Carved in Relief
Eastern Turkey, Hittite, 15th-13th century BC
1985.70CCCC0
Winged Ibex Horse Bit
Luristan, Iran, 800-600 BC
1980.102CCCC0
Three-Part Pitcher
Luristan, Iran, c. 800-700 BC
1942.1081CCCC0
Stag Plaque
Western Asia, Scythian, 5th-4th Century BC
1985.77CCCC0
Running Animals Belt
Russia or Turkey, Caucasus, Koban culture, early 11th Century BC
1988.71CCCC0
Dish with Tambourine Players
Phoenicia, 7th Century BC
1947.491CCCC0
Bovine Finial
Greece or Turkey, Thracian, 5th-3rd century BC
1984.52CCCC0
Lion Plaque
Iran, Scythian, 1st half 1st millennium BC
1981.67CCCC0
Hippocampus
Thrace, 4th Century BC
1979.87CCCC0
Wolf Attacking a Man
Thrace, 4th Century BC
1979.88CCCC0
Fibula in the Form of a Recumbent Stag
Northeastern Europe, 5th century
1986.205CCCC0
Drachma
Sasanian, Iran, reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1966.738CCCC0
Drachma:  Bust of Hormizd II (obverse)
Sasanian, Iran, reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1966.738.aCCCC0
Drachma: Bust of Hormizd II (reverse)
Sasanian, Iran, reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1966.738.bCCCC0
Pendant Earring
Seleucia, Iraq, Parthian Period
1933.193CCCC0
Figurine of a Crouching Woman
Phoenician, Syria, Arslan Tash, 9th-8th century BC
1964.426CCCC0
Fire Altar Intaglio
Sasanian, Iran, reign of Hormizd II, early 5th Century
1954.593CCCC0
Ibex Bracelet Terminal
Iran, Achaemenian, 5th Century BC
1985.181CCCC0
Stag Bridle Ornament
Iran or Afghanistan, Sarmatian, 5th-3rd Century BC
1985.2CCCC0
Nefertem Amulet
Lebanon, Syro-Phoenician, ealy 5th Century BC
1985.78CCCC0
Decorated Cylinder
Iran, Mannaean, Ziwiye, 10th-9th century BC
1985.182CCCC0
Hedgehog Jewelry Element
Western Asia, Scythian, 4th-3rd Century BC
1985.180CCCC0
Lion's Head
Iran, Achamenid period
1962.26CCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.47CCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.43CCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.46CCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.44CCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.45CCCC0
Median Lion Strangler
Iran, Achamenid period, first half 5th Century BC
1960.175CCCC0
Sasanian King Hunting Lions
Iran, Sasanian, 4th century
1963.258CCCC0
Head of Gudea, ensi of Lagash
Iraq, Tello (Ancient Lagash), 12th century BC
1963.680CCCC0
Silver Dish
Iran, Sasanian, Sasanian period, 3rd-7th Century
1945.12CCCC0
Rhyton
Iran, Amlash, 11th-9th century BC
1966.517CCCC0
Figurine
Iran, Amlash, 9th Century BC
1963.625CCCC0
Drachma
Iran, Sasanian, Reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1964.377CCCC0
Drachma: Head of Hormizd II (obverse)
Iran, Sasanian, Reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1964.377.aCCCC0
Drachma: Fire Altar (reverse)
Iran, Sasanian, Reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1964.377.bCCCC0
Vase
Sasanian, 3rd-7th Century
1915.540CCCC0
Jar
Iran, Sasanian period, 3rd-7th Century
1944.459CCCC0
Drachma
Iran, Sasanian, reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1965.316CCCC0
Drachma: Head of Hormizd II (obverse)
Iran, Sasanian, reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1965.316.aCCCC0
Drachma: Fire Altar and Two Priests (reverse)
Iran, Sasanian, reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1965.316.bCCCC0
Fibula
Persia
1970.97CCCC0
Halberd
Iran, Amlash, 11th century BC
1966.519CCCC0
Cylinder Seal
Mesopotamia, Early Dynastic period
1964.458CCCC0
Jug
Iran, Amlash, 11th century BC
1966.518CCCC0
Fibula
Syria (?), 1st Century BC
1970.96CCCC0
Ladle
Syria(?), Achaemenian, late 6th - 5th Century BC
1956.34CCCC0
Red-Burnished Jug
Iran, Amlash, 10th-8th century BC
1977.180CCCC0
Five Burner Lamp
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.205CCCC0
Drachma
Afghanistan, Hephtalite Period, 7th-8th century
1966.737CCCC0
Drachma:  Bust of a King (obverse)
Afghanistan, Hephtalite Period, 7th-8th century
1966.737.aCCCC0
Drachma:  Two Standing Male Figures (reverse)
Afghanistan, Hephtalite Period, 7th-8th century
1966.737.bCCCC0
Pot
Iran, Luristan (?), 3rd-2nd Millenium BC
1942.545CCCC0
Arrow Point
Iran, Ecbatana
1942.557CCCC0
Head of a Child
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.170CCCC0
Head of a Girl
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.167CCCC0
Garnet
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.192CCCC0
Standing Bronze Bull
probably Anatolia
1958.101CCCC0
Cotter Pin for Chariot
Iran, Luristan (?), 2nd-1st Millenium BC
1942.548CCCC0
Amulet
Parthian, 1st-2nd century
1933.176CCCC0
Sword Handle
Iran, Luristan (?), 2nd-1st Millenium BC
1942.550CCCC0
Amulet
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.179CCCC0
Ring
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.180CCCC0
Stick
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.181CCCC0
Small Pitcher
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.200CCCC0
Ovoid Vase
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.198CCCC0
Votive Pin
Iran, Luristan
1950.580CCCC0
Head of a Goddess
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.169CCCC0
Head of a Weeping Woman
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.172CCCC0
Lamp
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.175CCCC0
Vase
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.206CCCC0
Sword
Iran, Luristan (?), 2nd-1st Millenium BC
1942.552CCCC0
Carved Bone
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.186CCCC0
Jar
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.183CCCC0
Lamp
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.184CCCC0
Figurine
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.178CCCC0
Rim Fragment
Iran, Sasanian Period, 3rd-7th Century
1935.243CCCC0
Pot
Iran, Luristan (?), 3rd-2nd Millenium BC
1942.547CCCC0
Arrow Point
Iran, Ecbatana
1942.558CCCC0
Ornament
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.187CCCC0
Statuette of a Bull with Curved Horns
Provenance uncertain, Probably late 2nd millennium BC
1958.95CCCC0
Pendant or Earring
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.190CCCC0
Pilgrim Flask
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.202CCCC0
Ring
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.195CCCC0
Jar
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.204CCCC0
Figurine
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.182CCCC0
Pendant
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.194CCCC0
Pilgrim Flask
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.201CCCC0
Sword Blade
Iran, Luristan (?), 2nd-1st Millenium BC
1942.553CCCC0
Figurine - Rooster
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.185CCCC0
Bottle
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.189CCCC0
Draped Figure
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.173CCCC0
Jar
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.203CCCC0
Libation Dish-Jar Stopper
Syria, Hittite (?) or Middle Iron Age, Tell Ahmar, Djezizeh
1971.265CCCC0
Cup
Iran, Luristan (?), 3rd-2nd Millenium BC
1942.544CCCC0
Necklace or Torque
Iran, Luristan (?), 2nd-1st Millenium BC
1942.554CCCC0
Arrow Point
Iran, Ecbatana
1942.556CCCC0
Arrow Point
Iran, Ecbatana
1942.560CCCC0
Vase
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.188CCCC0
Nesting Quail Stamp Seal
Iran, Lake Van region
1985.179CCCC0
Ovoid Vase
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.196CCCC0
Vase
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.197CCCC0
Jar
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.199CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Sasanian Period, 3rd-7th Century
1935.242CCCC0
Arrow Point
Iran, Ecbatana
1942.561CCCC0
Small Bowl
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.174CCCC0
Lamp
Parthian, 1st-2nd century
1933.177CCCC0
Pot
Iran, Luristan (?), 3rd-2nd Millenium BC
1942.546CCCC0
Domestic Axe-Head
Iran, Luristan (?), 2nd-1st Millenium BC
1942.549CCCC0
Axe-Head with Four Picks
Iran, Luristan (?), 2nd-1st Millenium BC
1942.551CCCC0
Head of a Goddess
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.168CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Saluting Protective Spirit
Neo-Assyrian, Iraq, Nimrud, Northwest Palace, reign of Ashurnasirpal II, 9th Century BC
1943.246GypsumOverall: 229.9 x 137 cm (90 1/2 x 53 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Woman and Water Buffalo Rhyton
Sasanian, Iran, 600s or Turk Shahi dynasty, Kabul, Afghanistan, 500s
1964.96Silver, with mercury gilding and glass inlaysOverall: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Statuette of a Woman: "The Stargazer,"
Early Bronze Age, Western Anatolia?, 3rd Millennium BC
1993.165MarbleOverall: 17.2 x 6.5 x 6.3 cm (6 3/4 x 2 9/16 x 2 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund; John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Dish:  King Hormizd II or Hormizd III Hunting Lions
Iran, Sasanian, 5th-6th Century
1962.150Silver giltOverall: 4.6 x 20.8 cm (1 13/16 x 8 3/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Statue of Gudea
Neo-Sumerian, Iraq, Girsu, 2143-2124 BC
1963.154DoleriteOverall: 126 x 55 x 36 cm (49 5/8 x 21 5/8 x 14 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Priest-King or Deity
Hittite, North Syria, early 17th Century BC
1971.45Basalt with bone eyes (left, ancient; right, restored)Overall: 87.6 cm (34 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Bull Head Attachment
Urartian, northwest Iran, possibly Gusçi, Lake Urmia, c. 700-600 BC
1942.204BronzeOverall: 16.6 cm (6 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lioness
Sumerian, Iraq, c. 2100 BC
1989.253Copper alloy, lost-wax castOverall: 4.2 x 3.1 x 13.3 cm (1 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Howling Wolf
Southern Siberia, 5th-3rd Century BC
1986.26Wood with shell inlaysOverall: 11.1 x 3.3 x 5.9 cm (4 3/8 x 1 5/16 x 2 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Head of a Bull
Sumerian, Iraq, Tigris-Euphrates valley, 3000-2000 BC
1997.51ChalcedonyOverall: 3.1 x 2.9 x 4.3 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 1 11/16 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Pair of Arched Fibulae
Asia Minor, Phrygia, late 8th-early 7th Century BC
1999.87BronzeOverall: 6 x 7.5 cm (2 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Pair of Arched Fibulae
Asia Minor, Phrygia, late 8th-early 7th Century BC
1999.87.1BronzeOverall: 6 x 7.5 cm (2 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Pair of Arched Fibulae
Asia Minor, Phrygia, late 8th-early 7th Century BC
1999.87.2BronzeOverall: 6 x 7.5 cm (2 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Horse-Shaped Drinking Vessel
Iran, Sasanian, 3rd-4th Century
1964.41Silver, partially giltOverall: 12 x 10.8 x 32.7 cm (4 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 12 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Sasanian, 6th-8th century
1966.369SilverOverall: 5 x 13.4 cm (1 15/16 x 5 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Anahita Vessel
Sasanian, Iran, 4th-5th Century
1962.294Silver, cast, raised, repoussé, chased, and giltedOverall: 18.5 x 11.5 cm (7 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.)Gift of Katharine Holden ThayerCCCC0
Horse Bit Cheekpiece
Luristan, Iran, c. 700 BC
1961.33Bronze, cast and incisedOverall: 14.9 x 21.3 cm (5 7/8 x 8 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Dish: The Goddess Anahita
Iran, Sasanian, 5th-6th Century
1962.295Silver giltOverall: 4.6 x 21.6 cm (1 13/16 x 8 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Sasanian, 4th-6th Century
1963.478SilverOverall: 6.4 x 14 cm (2 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Lion Hunting Cup
Northwestern Iran, Amlash, 12th-11th century BC
1965.25Silver, raised, chased, repousséOverall: 14 x 9.3 cm (5 1/2 x 3 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Seated Ruler
North Syria, possibly the area of Ebla, 2000-1700 BC
1969.37Limestone with shell inclusionsOverall: 66.7 x 38.2 x 54.6 cm (26 1/4 x 15 1/16 x 21 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Cow Nursing Its Calf
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.48IvoryOverall: 4.6 x 12.4 cm (1 13/16 x 4 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Man; and Griffin in Combat
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.45IvoryOverall: 6.5 x 3.9 cm (2 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Ram-Headed Sphinxes Flanking a Sacred Tree
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.47IvoryOverall: 15.1 x 9 x 1.1 cm (5 15/16 x 3 9/16 x 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bull Calf Polemount
Sumerian, Iraq, c, 2700 BC
1970.61BasaltOverall: 7.7 x 5.1 x 13.1 cm (3 1/16 x 2 x 5 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ibex Whetstone Handle
Luristan, Iran, 1100-900 BC
1965.554Bronze, castOverall: 22.3 cm (8 3/4 in.)Gift of the Womens Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art on the occasion of its fiftieth anniversaryCCCC0
Beaker
Northwestern Iran, Marlik, 12th-11th century BC
1965.26Gold, low relief repoussé and incisedOverall: 14 x 9.3 cm (5 1/2 x 3 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Striding Goat
Sumerian, Iraq, c. 3200-3000 BC
1984.35Limestone and Egyptian blue inlayOverall: 2.4 x 1.4 x 3.3 cm (15/16 x 9/16 x 1 5/16 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Browsing Stag
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.49IvoryOverall: 4.5 x 8.9 cm (1 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Elk Fawn Finial
Western Asia, Scythian, 5th-3rd Century BC
1982.2Gold, solid castOverall: 1.9 x 0.6 x 1.8 cm (3/4 x 1/4 x 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Winged Sphinx
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.46IvoryOverall: 16.1 x 5.5 x 1.1 cm (6 5/16 x 2 3/16 x 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ibex-Head Ornament
Iran, Achaemenian, 6th-5th Century BC
1961.199BronzeOverall: 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 ThayerCCCC0
Feline-Handled Incense Burner
Parthian, Iran, possibly Burudjird, c. AD 100
1961.32Bronze, castOverall: 11.6 x 30 cm (4 9/16 x 11 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Votive Pin with Decorated Disc
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1963.257Silver, repoussé and incisedOverall: 35.1 x 15.9 x 1.7 cm (13 13/16 x 6 1/4 x 11/16 in.)James Parmelee FundCCCC0
"Bear-Woman" Vessel
Marlik, northwest Iran, c. 1200-1000 BC
1967.35Ceramic, earthenware, burnishedOverall: 24.1 x 14.7 x 16.5 cm (9 1/2 x 5 13/16 x 6 1/2 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Hunt Pitcher
Sasanian, Iran, 6th-7th Century
1961.200SilverOverall: 13.4 x 9 cm (5 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Composite Lion and Bull
Iran, 1500-1000 BC
1969.122Bronze, castOverall: 11.4 x 9.7 x 14.8 cm (4 1/2 x 3 13/16 x 5 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
"Foundation Nail" of Gudea
Neo-Sumerian, Iraq, probably Lagash, c. 2100 BC
1990.31Copper alloy, lost-wax castOverall: 17.5 x 4.5 x 7.3 cm (6 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 2 7/8 in.); with base: 20.9 x 6.3 x 9.1 cm (8 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bull Procession Cup
Sumerian, Iraq, c. 3100-2900 BC
1982.1Gray limestoneDiameter: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.); Overall: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Wall Decoration from the Palace of Xerxes: "Guardsman" in...
Achaemenid, Iran, Persepolis, 5th Century BC
1943.279Gray limestoneOverall: 53 x 43.6 cm (20 7/8 x 17 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ibex Standard Finial
Luristan, Iran, c. 700-600 BC
1992.246BronzeOverall: 13.5 x 9.7 x 1.9 cm (5 5/16 x 3 13/16 x 3/4 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Clara Taplin RankinCCCC0
Ibex Eating
Sasanian, Iran, 5th-7th Century
1941.24Stucco (gypsum plaster) with traces of paintOverall: 30.8 cm (12 1/8 in.)Gift of Heeramaneck GalleriesCCCC0
Amulet Seal in the Form of a Bull
Pre-Sumerian, Iraq, C. 3250 BC
1981.7Limestone with black stone inlaid eyesOverall: 2.7 x 4.7 x 3.9 cm (1 1/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 9/16 in.)Bequest of Fay Ratner and the Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Button-Based Situlas
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1960.35Bronze, repoussé, punched, incisedDiameter: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 in.); Overall: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund, and James Parmelee FundCCCC0
Button-Based Situla
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1960.35.1Bronze, repoussé, punched, incisedDiameter: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 in.); Overall: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund, and James Parmelee FundCCCC0
Button-Based Situla
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1960.35.2Bronze, repoussé, punched, incisedDiameter: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.); Overall: 13.1 cm (5 3/16 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund, and James Parmelee FundCCCC0
Hand Drummer
Assyrian, Iraq or possibly Syria, 9th-7th Century BC
1969.67Bronze, solid castOverall: 7.3 x 3.8 cm (2 7/8 x 1 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Axel Shaft Cup
Luristan, Iran, 800-700 BC
1930.729Bronze, castDiameter: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.); Overall: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)The Charles W. Harkness Endowment FundCCCC0
Stepped Pitcher
Sasanian, Iran, 5th-7th Century
1966.21SilverOverall: 35.6 cm (14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Peacock Ring
Seleucia, Iraq, Parthian Period
1933.191Gold and chalcedonyDiameter: 1.8 x 2.3 x 1 cm (11/16 x 7/8 x 3/8 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Stag Poletop
Eastern Anatolia, Hittite, 15th-13th century BC
1975.13Bronze, solid castOverall: 13.8 x 7.9 x 9.2 cm (5 7/16 x 3 1/8 x 3 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Head Pendant
Lebanon, Syro-Phoenicia, 6th - 5th centuries B.C.
1994.97GlassOverall: 3.5 x 2.1 x 1.9 cm (1 3/8 x 13/16 x 3/4 in.)Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial FundCCCC0
Seal Amulet in the form of a Lion's Head
Iraq, southern Mesopotamia, 3800-3500 BC
2000.42AgateDiameter: 2.8 x 2.7 x 0.9 cm (1 1/8 x 1 1/16 x 3/8 in.)Gift of Mabel Porozynski in honor and remembrance of Eugene PorozynskiCCCC0
Tomb Relief
Syria, Palmyra, 3rd century
1964.359LimestoneOverall: 55.3 x 73.7 x 18.5 cm (21 3/4 x 29 x 7 5/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Ram-Head Drinking Vessel
Iran, Median, late 7th Century BC
1963.479SilverOverall: 30.3 x 19.8 x 18.7 cm (11 15/16 x 7 13/16 x 7 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Procession of Nobles
Syria, Palmyra
1970.15LimestoneOverall: 57.7 x 120.7 x 34.5 cm (22 11/16 x 47 1/2 x 13 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Plate with Winged Griffin
Soghdia, Hephtalite Period, 6th-7th Century
1967.34SilverDiameter: 4 x 32 cm (1 9/16 x 12 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Hero and Animal Combat Beaker
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1963.95Silver, repoussé, engravedDiameter: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.); Overall: 10.1 cm (4 in.)Gift of K. RabenouCCCC0
Banquet Pyxis
Anatolia, Neo-Hittite, 9th-8th Century BC
1973.19SteatiteOverall: 5 x 10 cm (1 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Axe Head
Russia or Turkey, North-Central Caucasus, Kuban culture, 9th-7th Century BC
1988.2Bronze, cast in bi-part mold, polished, incised, and chasedOverall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Spouted Zebu Vessel
Marlik, Iran, c. 1000 BC
1992.245Earthenware, burnishedOverall: 25.7 x 14.4 x 32.1 cm (10 1/8 x 5 11/16 x 12 5/8 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Clara Taplin RankinCCCC0
Hittite Vessel with Four Scenes Molded and Carved in Relief
Eastern Turkey, Hittite, 15th-13th century BC
1985.70Burnished earthenwareDiameter: 51 cm (20 1/16 in.); Overall: 61 cm (24 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Winged Ibex Horse Bit
Luristan, Iran, 800-600 BC
1980.102Bronze, cast and incisedOverall: 23.6 cm (9 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Three-Part Pitcher
Luristan, Iran, c. 800-700 BC
1942.1081Earthenware, unglazed slipOverall: 18.1 x 17 x 21.5 cm (7 1/8 x 6 11/16 x 8 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Stag Plaque
Western Asia, Scythian, 5th-4th Century BC
1985.77Gold, cast in shell moldOverall: 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Running Animals Belt
Russia or Turkey, Caucasus, Koban culture, early 11th Century BC
1988.71Bronze, hammered and incisedOverall: 7.6 x 67.6 x 1.2 cm (3 x 26 5/8 x 1/2 in.)In honor of Kathleen B. SherwinCCCC0
Dish with Tambourine Players
Phoenicia, 7th Century BC
1947.491Silver, partially giltOverall: 1.3 x 19.5 x 19.5 cm (1/2 x 7 11/16 x 7 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bovine Finial
Greece or Turkey, Thracian, 5th-3rd century BC
1984.52Gold, hammeredOverall: 1.5 x 3.8 x 3.4 cm (9/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 5/16 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Lion Plaque
Iran, Scythian, 1st half 1st millennium BC
1981.67Bronze, repousséOverall: 13.5 x 18 x 1 cm (5 5/16 x 7 1/16 x 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Max RatnerCCCC0
Hippocampus
Thrace, 4th Century BC
1979.87BronzeOverall: 6.5 x 12 x 1.1 cm (2 9/16 x 4 3/4 x 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wolf Attacking a Man
Thrace, 4th Century BC
1979.88BronzeOverall: 7 x 9.3 x 0.4 cm (2 3/4 x 3 11/16 x 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fibula in the Form of a Recumbent Stag
Northeastern Europe, 5th century
1986.205Bronze with glass inlayOverall: 3.1 x 4.8 cm (1 1/4 x 1 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Drachma
Sasanian, Iran, reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1966.738SilverDiameter: 2.6 x 0.1 cm (1 x 1/16 in.)Gift of Robert GoeblCCCC0
Drachma:  Bust of Hormizd II (obverse)
Sasanian, Iran, reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1966.738.aSilverDiameter: 2.6 x 0.1 cm (1 x 1/16 in.)Gift of Robert GoeblCCCC0
Drachma: Bust of Hormizd II (reverse)
Sasanian, Iran, reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1966.738.bSilverDiameter: 2.6 x 0.1 cm (1 x 1/16 in.)Gift of Robert GoeblCCCC0
Pendant Earring
Seleucia, Iraq, Parthian Period
1933.193Gold with garnet and pearlsOverall: 3.8 x 2.9 x 1.3 cm (1 1/2 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Figurine of a Crouching Woman
Phoenician, Syria, Arslan Tash, 9th-8th century BC
1964.426IvoryOverall: 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Elie BorowskiCCCC0
Fire Altar Intaglio
Sasanian, Iran, reign of Hormizd II, early 5th Century
1954.593ChalcedonyOverall: 2.4 x 2 x 1.7 cm (15/16 x 13/16 x 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ibex Bracelet Terminal
Iran, Achaemenian, 5th Century BC
1985.181Gold, solid castOverall: 1.9 x 0.9 x 1.4 cm (3/4 x 3/8 x 9/16 in.)Gift of Keith P. SmithCCCC0
Stag Bridle Ornament
Iran or Afghanistan, Sarmatian, 5th-3rd Century BC
1985.2GoldOverall: 2.4 x 1.4 x 2.2 cm (15/16 x 9/16 x 7/8 in.)Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial FundCCCC0
Nefertem Amulet
Lebanon, Syro-Phoenician, ealy 5th Century BC
1985.78Gold, lost-wax, solid castOverall: 3.9 x 1.2 x 1.7 cm (1 9/16 x 1/2 x 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Decorated Cylinder
Iran, Mannaean, Ziwiye, 10th-9th century BC
1985.182Bronze, repoussé and incisedOverall: 7.1 x 6.4 x 5.7 cm (2 13/16 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/4 in.)Gift of Barbara Dennis Petrequin in memory of Robert Edouard PetrequinCCCC0
Hedgehog Jewelry Element
Western Asia, Scythian, 4th-3rd Century BC
1985.180Gold, soldered or fused with granulationOverall: 0.7 x 0.7 x 0.9 cm (1/4 x 1/4 x 3/8 in.)Gift of Keith P. SmithCCCC0
Lion's Head
Iran, Achamenid period
1962.26MarbleOverall: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.47BoneOverall: 3.5 x 2 x 0.3 cm (1 3/8 x 13/16 x 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Max RatnerCCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.43BoneOverall: 4.9 x 1.9 x 0.3 cm (1 15/16 x 3/4 x 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Max RatnerCCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.46BoneOverall: 3.4 x 1.9 x 0.3 cm (1 5/16 x 3/4 x 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Max RatnerCCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.44BoneOverall: 4.3 x 3.4 x 0.3 cm (1 11/16 x 1 5/16 x 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Max RatnerCCCC0
Stylized Bird:  Decorative Inlay for a Box
Israel, possibly Jericho
1980.45BoneOverall: 3.4 x 2.2 x 0.3 cm (1 5/16 x 7/8 x 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Max RatnerCCCC0
Median Lion Strangler
Iran, Achamenid period, first half 5th Century BC
1960.175Lapis lazuliOverall: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sasanian King Hunting Lions
Iran, Sasanian, 4th century
1963.258AlabasterDiameter: 3.5 x 49.2 cm (1 3/8 x 19 3/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Head of Gudea, ensi of Lagash
Iraq, Tello (Ancient Lagash), 12th century BC
1963.680DoleriteOverall: 21 x 17.8 x 20.4 cm (8 1/4 x 7 x 8 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silver Dish
Iran, Sasanian, Sasanian period, 3rd-7th Century
1945.12SilverDiameter: 3.7 x 20.5 cm (1 7/16 x 8 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rhyton
Iran, Amlash, 11th-9th century BC
1966.517TerracottaOverall: 18.2 x 19.1 cm (7 3/16 x 7 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Habib AnavianCCCC0
Figurine
Iran, Amlash, 9th Century BC
1963.625TerracottaOverall: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.)Gift of Messrs. Farhadi and AnavianCCCC0
Drachma
Iran, Sasanian, Reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1964.377SilverDiameter: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. Robert GoeblCCCC0
Drachma: Head of Hormizd II (obverse)
Iran, Sasanian, Reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1964.377.aSilverDiameter: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. Robert GoeblCCCC0
Drachma: Fire Altar (reverse)
Iran, Sasanian, Reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1964.377.bSilverDiameter: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. Robert GoeblCCCC0
Vase
Sasanian, 3rd-7th Century
1915.540GlassOverall: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Jar
Iran, Sasanian period, 3rd-7th Century
1944.459EarthenwareOverall: 50.8 cm (20 in.)Gift of Heeramaneck GalleriesCCCC0
Drachma
Iran, Sasanian, reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1965.316SilverDiameter: 2.6 cm (1 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Drachma: Head of Hormizd II (obverse)
Iran, Sasanian, reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1965.316.aSilverDiameter: 2.6 cm (1 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Drachma: Fire Altar and Two Priests (reverse)
Iran, Sasanian, reign of Hormizd II, 4th century
1965.316.bSilverDiameter: 2.6 cm (1 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Fibula
Persia
1970.97BronzeOverall: 5 x 10.7 x 1.4 cm (1 15/16 x 4 3/16 x 9/16 in.)Bequest of Eugene Robison MilesCCCC0
Halberd
Iran, Amlash, 11th century BC
1966.519BronzeOverall: 33.5 x 4.2 x 9.8 cm (13 3/16 x 1 5/8 x 3 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Habib AnavianCCCC0
Cylinder Seal
Mesopotamia, Early Dynastic period
1964.458AgateDiameter: 1.9 x 1.1 cm (3/4 x 7/16 in.); With mount: 2.9 x 13.8 x 7.7 cm (1 1/8 x 5 7/16 x 3 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Robert M. HornungCCCC0
Jug
Iran, Amlash, 11th century BC
1966.518TerracottaOverall: 19.1 x 7.7 cm (7 1/2 x 3 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Habib AnavianCCCC0
Fibula
Syria (?), 1st Century BC
1970.96BronzeOverall: 5.1 x 11.3 x 2.2 cm (2 x 4 7/16 x 7/8 in.)Bequest of Eugene Robison MilesCCCC0
Ladle
Syria(?), Achaemenian, late 6th - 5th Century BC
1956.34SilverOverall: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Red-Burnished Jug
Iran, Amlash, 10th-8th century BC
1977.180EarthenwareDiameter: 37.4 cm (14 3/4 in.); Diameter of mouth: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.); Overall: 45.4 cm (17 7/8 in.)Gift of Osborne and Gratia HaugeCCCC0
Five Burner Lamp
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.205TerracottaOverall: 12.4 x 11.2 cm (4 7/8 x 4 7/16 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Drachma
Afghanistan, Hephtalite Period, 7th-8th century
1966.737SilverDiameter: 2.6 x 0.1 cm (1 x 1/16 in.)Gift of Robert GoeblCCCC0
Drachma:  Bust of a King (obverse)
Afghanistan, Hephtalite Period, 7th-8th century
1966.737.aSilverDiameter: 2.6 x 0.1 cm (1 x 1/16 in.)Gift of Robert GoeblCCCC0
Drachma:  Two Standing Male Figures (reverse)
Afghanistan, Hephtalite Period, 7th-8th century
1966.737.bSilverDiameter: 2.6 x 0.1 cm (1 x 1/16 in.)Gift of Robert GoeblCCCC0
Pot
Iran, Luristan (?), 3rd-2nd Millenium BC
1942.545EarthenwareDiameter of mouth: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.); Overall: 8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Arrow Point
Iran, Ecbatana
1942.557BronzeOverall: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Head of a Child
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.170TerracottaOverall: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Head of a Girl
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.167TerracottaOverall: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Garnet
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.192Gold and garnetOverall: 0.3 x 0.8 x 0.9 cm (1/8 x 5/16 x 3/8 in.); With mount: 0.3 x 0.8 x 2.4 cm (1/8 x 5/16 x 15/16 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Standing Bronze Bull
probably Anatolia
1958.101BronzeOverall: 5 x 6.7 x 9.5 cm (1 15/16 x 2 5/8 x 3 3/4 in.); with base: 6.5 x 6.7 x 9.5 cm (2 9/16 x 2 5/8 x 3 3/4 in.)Bequest of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr.CCCC0
Cotter Pin for Chariot
Iran, Luristan (?), 2nd-1st Millenium BC
1942.548BronzeOverall: 17.8 cm (7 in.)Bequest of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Amulet
Parthian, 1st-2nd century
1933.176Carved boneOverall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Sword Handle
Iran, Luristan (?), 2nd-1st Millenium BC
1942.550BronzeOverall: 21 x 12.5 x 7.5 cm (8 1/4 x 4 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Amulet
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.179Carved boneOverall: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Ring
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.180BronzeDiameter: 2.6 cm (1 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Stick
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.181BoneOverall: 12.3 cm (4 13/16 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Small Pitcher
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.200TerracottaOverall: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Ovoid Vase
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.198TerracottaOverall: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Votive Pin
Iran, Luristan
1950.580BronzeOverall: 22.7 x 2.4 x 4.8 cm (8 15/16 x 15/16 x 1 7/8 in.); With mount: 26 x 4.8 cm (10 1/4 x 1 7/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Head of a Goddess
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.169TerracottaOverall: 2.6 cm (1 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Head of a Weeping Woman
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.172TerracottaOverall: 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Lamp
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.175TerracottaOverall: 2.6 cm (1 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Vase
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.206TerracottaOverall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Sword
Iran, Luristan (?), 2nd-1st Millenium BC
1942.552BronzeOverall: 65.8 cm (25 7/8 in.)Bequest of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Carved Bone
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.186Carved boneDiameter: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Jar
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.183TerracottaOverall: 6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Lamp
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.184TerracottaOverall: 2.6 cm (1 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Figurine
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.178BoneOverall: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Rim Fragment
Iran, Sasanian Period, 3rd-7th Century
1935.243EarthenwareOverall: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)Gift of the American Institute for Persian Art and ArchaeologyCCCC0
Pot
Iran, Luristan (?), 3rd-2nd Millenium BC
1942.547EarthenwareDiameter of mouth: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.); Overall: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Arrow Point
Iran, Ecbatana
1942.558BronzeOverall: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Ornament
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.187BronzeOverall: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Statuette of a Bull with Curved Horns
Provenance uncertain, Probably late 2nd millennium BC
1958.95BronzeOverall: 6.1 x 2.9 x 6.4 cm (2 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 2 1/2 in.); with base: 7.4 x 2.9 x 6.4 cm (2 15/16 x 1 1/8 x 2 1/2 in.)Bequest of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr.CCCC0
Pendant or Earring
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.190GoldDiameter: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.); Overall: 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Pilgrim Flask
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.202TerracottaOverall: 17.6 cm (6 15/16 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Ring
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.195GoldDiameter: 0.8 x 1.1 x 0.2 cm (5/16 x 7/16 x 1/16 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Jar
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.204Earthenware with weathered glazeOverall: 14.3 cm (5 5/8 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Figurine
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.182BoneOverall: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Pendant
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.194GoldDiameter: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.); Overall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Pilgrim Flask
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.201TerracottaOverall: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Sword Blade
Iran, Luristan (?), 2nd-1st Millenium BC
1942.553BronzeOverall: 82.4 cm (32 7/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Figurine - Rooster
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.185TerracottaOverall: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Bottle
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.189Earthenware with weathered glazeOverall: 9.9 cm (3 7/8 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Draped Figure
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.173TerracottaOverall: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Jar
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.203TerracottaOverall: 14.8 cm (5 13/16 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Libation Dish-Jar Stopper
Syria, Hittite (?) or Middle Iron Age, Tell Ahmar, Djezizeh
1971.265StoneDiameter: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.); Overall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Cup
Iran, Luristan (?), 3rd-2nd Millenium BC
1942.544EarthenwareDiameter: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.); Overall: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)Bequest of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Necklace or Torque
Iran, Luristan (?), 2nd-1st Millenium BC
1942.554BronzeDiameter: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)Bequest of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Arrow Point
Iran, Ecbatana
1942.556BronzeOverall: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Arrow Point
Iran, Ecbatana
1942.560BronzeOverall: 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Vase
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.188TerracottaOverall: 13.9 cm (5 1/2 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Nesting Quail Stamp Seal
Iran, Lake Van region
1985.179Dickite stoneOverall: 6.2 x 3.8 x 7.4 cm (2 7/16 x 1 1/2 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift of Keith P. SmithCCCC0
Ovoid Vase
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.196TerracottaOverall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Vase
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.197TerracottaOverall: 18.2 cm (7 3/16 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Jar
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.199TerracottaOverall: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Sasanian Period, 3rd-7th Century
1935.242EarthenwareGift of the American Institute for Persian Art and ArchaeologyCCCC0
Arrow Point
Iran, Ecbatana
1942.561BronzeOverall: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Small Bowl
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.174TerracottaDiameter: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.); Overall: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Lamp
Parthian, 1st-2nd century
1933.177TerracottaOverall: 2.6 x 9.8 cm (1 x 3 7/8 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0
Pot
Iran, Luristan (?), 3rd-2nd Millenium BC
1942.546EarthenwareDiameter of mouth: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.); Overall: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Domestic Axe-Head
Iran, Luristan (?), 2nd-1st Millenium BC
1942.549BronzeOverall: 5.2 x 8.5 x 2.8 cm (2 1/16 x 3 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.)Bequest of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Axe-Head with Four Picks
Iran, Luristan (?), 2nd-1st Millenium BC
1942.551BronzeOverall: 9.1 x 3.4 x 21.6 cm (3 9/16 x 1 5/16 x 8 1/2 in.)Bequest of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Head of a Goddess
Parthian, 1st-2nd Century
1933.168TerracottaOverall: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)Joint Expeditions-Iraq Excavations FundCCCC0