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Female Fertility Finial
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Female Fertility Finial


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Description This piece adopts the traditional Near Eastern image of a nude female figure, holding her breasts in her hands. Cock heads sprout from each shoulder.
Provenance [Found in Nevahend, Persia (?)]; Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1931, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1931

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Period
8th-7th century BC (Iron Age)
Medium
cast bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.121
Measurements
5 11/16 x 2 1/16 x 13/16 in. (14.5 x 5.3 x 2 cm)
Geography
  • Iran, Nehavend (Place of Discovery)

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