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Object Number:30-38-50
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iran
Luristan Province
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Hero
Monster
Snake?
Length: 14.1 cm
Width: 4.4 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Arthur Upham Pope, 1930

Description

Mythological Hero grasping two Monster Snakes (?) with long ears; The Hero (only bust) has curls on either side, horned crown with feathers, and tight necklace.

Legrain publication: "Bronze pin. The head represents the mythological hero between two snake-like monsters with long ears. The hero has not only the bull's ears but even the crescent horns of the old Ea-bani with a little tuft between which may be hair or feather, but he has no beard. 141 x 44 mm."

Ackerman: Gallery V, Table Case 8, Object CCC – Pin

Bull-man’s head between deers’ (?) heads. L. 6 in.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Ackerman, Phyllis. Apr 1940. Guide to the Exhibition of Persian Art.. New York. The American Printing Company of New York. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 142, object CCCView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1934. Luristan Bronzes in the university museum.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 14/ Pl. V, 13View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1934. "Catalogue". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. Volume Supplement. no. 1934. pg. 12-20 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. V, fig. 13View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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