Artist Luristan, Iranian
  • Goat Pendant
Date between 1000 and 750 BCE
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 1 1/4 × 7/16 × 1 inches (3.2 × 1.1 × 2.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Priscilla and Clarence A. Burck in memory of the Charles W. Burton Family
Accession Number 78.53
Department Ancient Near Eastern Art
Not On View
Priscilla and Clarence A. Burck;
1978-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, pp. 232, 233 [similar pendants discussed and dated], p. 230 [mentions such pendants used either as personal adornment, decorating belts (especially true of North-West Iran), or as jingles on horse harnesses], pl. 65, (fig. 420-426).