Artist Luristan, Iranian
  • Goat Pendant
Date early 1st Millenium BC
Medium bronze
Dimensions 1 9/16 x 7/16 x 1 5/16 in. (3.96 x 1.12 x 3.33 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Honorable and Mrs. Edward Thompson Wailes
Accession Number 70.988
Department Ancient Near Eastern Art
Not On View
P.R.S. Moorey, 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, figs. 420-426.