Achaemenid. <em>Vessel Handle in Form of Ibex</em>, ca. 410 B.C.E. Silver, Height 6 9/16in. (16.7cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 54.50.41. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 54.50.41_left_PS2.jpg)

Vessel Handle in Form of Ibex

Artist:Achaemenid

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 410 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Height 6 9/16in. (16.7cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 54.50.41

Image: 54.50.41_left_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver handle from a large vessel. Form, a bounding Ibex with front legs folded under body; horns in the round with tips attached to ears. Lower end of handle terminates in palmette (lotus?). Cast, with hollow channel through handle and opening at each end. Possibly related to 54.50.39. Condition: Right horn mostly lost as is right ear. Otherwise excellent condition. Surface had been extensively cleaned before object was received in Brooklyn. Condition: Right horn mostly lost as is right ear. Otherwise excellent condition. No certain traces of an original attachment to vessel could be detected.

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