Artist Luristan, Iranian
Title
  • Beaker
  • Situla (former title)
Date 900 - 650 BCE
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 5 1/2 × 2 1/2 inches (14 × 6.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Ahmad Biabani
Accession Number 72.832
Department Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View Ancient Middle East Gallery, Level 1 (see map)
(Ahmed Biabani);
1972-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Moorey, P.R.S. Catalogue of the Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum. Oxford, 1971, p. 270 [similar situlae discussed and dated. Type probably derived from baked-clay prototypes], p. 271 (fig. 24), pl. 81 (fig. 516), (ill.).