Luristan bronze pendant with animal decorationW65
An elaborate bronze pendant incorporating an arched design with four rings and two animal figures climbing along the sides. The pendant is possibly an anthropomorphic design based on the “master of animals” terminals commonly associated with this culture.
Luristan, c. 1200-800 BC
8.2 x 7.2 cms
The head of one animal lost and there are some minor tension cracks in places
Ex. private collection, Plauen, Germany; acquired late 20th Century