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A LATE BRONZE AGE FINIAL

In the form of two confronting rampant goats, hung with flower- shaped bells.

Southwest Caspian, end of the 2ND Millennium BC

9 x 5.9 cm (3 7/16 x 2 5/16 inches)

 

Ex: Private British collection, 1950s; more recently, an American collection, 1995.

Cf. A later Luristan example in the British Museum, London, accession no. 123541.

Also, a later Luristan finial in the Los Angeles County Museum, accession no. 64.12.49.

 

# Ne1572bBz

 

Published: 

Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVII (New York, 2018) p.9

Antiquarium Ltd.; Zoologica (New York, 1996) p.8