Artist Luristan, Iranian
Title
  • Rooster Pendant
Date 900 - 750 BCE
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 1 7/8 × 1/2 × 1 9/16 inches (4.8 × 1.3 × 4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Tobey Hansen
Accession Number 72.46
Department Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View Ancient Middle East Gallery, Level 1 (see map)
Robert H. Tannahill.
Mrs. Tobey Hansen;
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, pp. 230, 231, [similar pendants discussed and dated. Mentions such pendants discussed and dated. 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. 413-415).