|LURISTAN RECTANGULAR OPENWORK BRONZE PIN HEAD,
with stylized figure and confronted grotesque creatures.
Fine green patina. Originally on iron shank.
8th-7th Century BC.
4.5 x 3.6 in. (11.5 x 9.2 cm.)
Ex Sotheby’s London, July 1987; E.B. collection, Orion, Michigan, acquired from Royal-Athena in March 1989.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, vol.V (1988), no. 87.
On loan to Picker Art Gallery, Colgate Univ.;
Fitchburg Art Museum - 1990-2016.