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Dish:  King Hormizd II or Hormizd III Hunting Lions
Iran, Sasanian, 5th-6th Century
1962.150CCCC0
Statuette of a Woman:  "The Stargazer"
Early Bronze Age, Western Anatolia?, 3rd Millennium BC
1993.165CCCC0
Anahita Vessel
Sasanian, Iran, 4th-5th Century
1962.294CCCC0
Rhyton:  The Buffalo-Slayer Goddess
Iran, Sasanian, 600s or Afghanistan, Gandhara, 500s
1964.96CCCC0
Horse-Shaped Drinking Vessel
Iran, Sasanian, 3rd-4th Century
1964.41CCCC0
Saluting Protective Spirit
Neo-Assyrian, Iraq, Nimrud, Northwest Palace, reign of Ashurnasirpal II, 9th Century BC
1943.246CCCC0
Horse Bit Cheekpiece
Luristan, Iran, c. 700 BC
1961.33CCCC0
Dish: The Goddess Anahita
Iran, Sasanian, 5th-6th Century
1962.295CCCC0
Lion Hunting Cup
Northwestern Iran, Amlash, 12th-11th century BC
1965.25CCCC0
Priest-King or Deity
Hittite, North Syria, early 17th Century BC
1971.45CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Sasanian, 6th-8th century
1966.369CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Sasanian, 4th-6th Century
1963.478CCCC0
Seated Ruler
North Syria, possibly the area of Ebla, 2000-1700 BC
1969.37CCCC0
Ibex-Head Ornament
Iran, Achaemenian, 6th-5th Century BC
1961.199CCCC0
Feline-Handled Incense Burner
Parthian, Iran, possibly Burudjird, c. AD 100
1961.32CCCC0
Hero and Animal Combat Beaker
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1963.95CCCC0
Votive Pin with Decorated Disc
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1963.257CCCC0
Beaker
Northwestern Iran, Marlik, 12th-11th century BC
1965.26CCCC0
Bull Calf Polemount
Sumerian, Iraq, c, 2700 BC
1970.61CCCC0
Ibex Whetstone Handle
Luristan, Iran, 1100-900 BC
1965.554CCCC0
Hunt Pitcher
Sasanian, Iran, 6th-7th Century
1961.200CCCC0
"Bear-Woman" Vessel
Marlik, northwest Iran, c. 1200-1000 BC
1967.35CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Man; and Griffin in Combat
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.45CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Cow Nursing Its Calf
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.48CCCC0
Elk Fawn Finial
Western Asia, Scythian, 5th-3rd Century BC
1982.2CCCC0
Bull Head Attachment
Urartian, northwest Iran, possibly Gusçi, Lake Urmia, c. 700-600 BC
1942.204CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Ram-Headed Sphinxes Flanking a Sacred Tree
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.47CCCC0
"Foundation Nail" of Gudea
Neo-Sumerian, Iraq, probably Lagash, c. 2100 BC
1990.31CCCC0
Ibex Eating
Sasanian, Iran, 5th-7th Century
1941.24CCCC0
Composite Lion and Bull
Iran, 1500-1000 BC
1969.122CCCC0
Banquet Pyxis
Anatolia, Neo-Hittite, 9th-8th Century BC
1973.19CCCC0
Pendant Earring
Seleucia, Iraq, Parthian Period
1933.193CCCC0
Figurine of a Crouching Woman
Phoenician, Syria, Arslan Tash, 9th-8th century BC
1964.426CCCC0
Peacock Ring
Seleucia, Iraq, Parthian Period
1933.191CCCC0
Bull Procession Cup
Sumerian, Iraq, c. 3100-2900 BC
1982.1CCCC0
Winged Ibex Horse Bit
Luristan, Iran, 800-600 BC
1980.102CCCC0
Spouted Zebu Vessel
Marlik, Iran, c. 1000 BC
1992.245CCCC0
Striding Goat
Sumerian, Iraq, c. 3200-3000 BC
1984.35CCCC0
Axe Head
Russia or Turkey, North-Central Caucasus, Kuban culture, 9th-7th Century BC
1988.2CCCC0
Stag Plaque
Western Asia, Scythian, 5th-4th Century BC
1985.77CCCC0
Amulet Seal in the Form of a Bull
Pre-Sumerian, Iraq, C. 3250 BC
1981.7CCCC0
Bovine Finial
Greece or Turkey, Thracian, 5th-3rd century BC
1984.52CCCC0
Lion Plaque
Iran, Scythian, 1st half 1st millennium BC
1981.67CCCC0
Lioness
Sumerian, Iraq, c. 2100 BC
1989.253CCCC0
Decorative Plaque: Browsing Stag
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.49CCCC0
Ibex Standard Finial
Luristan, Iran, c. 700-600 BC
1992.246CCCC0
Fibula in the Form of a Recumbent Stag
Northeastern Europe, 5th century
1986.205CCCC0
Howling Wolf
Southern Siberia, 5th-3rd Century BC
1986.26CCCC0
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
Decorative Plaque: Winged Sphinx
Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC
1968.46CCCC0
Hand Drummer
Assyrian, Iraq or possibly Syria, 9th-7th Century BC
1969.67CCCC0
Three-Part Pitcher
Luristan, Iran, c. 800-700 BC
1942.1081CCCC0
Axel Shaft Cup
Luristan, Iran, 800-700 BC
1930.729CCCC0
Stepped Pitcher
Sasanian, Iran, 5th-7th Century
1966.21CCCC0
Running Animals Belt
Russia or Turkey, Caucasus, Koban culture, early 11th Century BC
1988.71CCCC0
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
Stag Poletop
Eastern Anatolia, Hittite, 15th-13th century BC
1975.13CCCC0
Fire Altar Intaglio
Sasanian, Iran, reign of Hormizd II, early 5th Century
1954.593CCCC0
Ibex Bracelet Terminal
Iran, Achaemenian, 5th Century BC
1985.181CCCC0
Hippocampus
Thrace, 4th Century BC
1979.87CCCC0
Stag Bridle Ornament
Iran or Afghanistan, Sarmatian, 5th-3rd Century BC
1985.2CCCC0
Head of a Bull
Sumerian, Iraq, Tigris-Euphrates valley, 3000-2000 BC
1997.51CCCC0
Nefertem Amulet
Lebanon, Syro-Phoenician, ealy 5th Century BC
1985.78CCCC0
Wolf Attacking a Man
Thrace, 4th Century BC
1979.88CCCC0
Decorated Cylinder
Iran, Mannaean, Ziwiye, 10th-9th century BC
1985.182CCCC0
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
Hedgehog Jewelry Element
Western Asia, Scythian, 4th-3rd Century BC
1985.180CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
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
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
Rhyton:  The Buffalo-Slayer Goddess
Iran, Sasanian, 600s or Afghanistan, Gandhara, 500s
1964.96SilverOverall: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
"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
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: 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
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
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
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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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