Photo © IMJ, by David Harris, Peter Lanyi, Zev Radovan, Nahum Slapak, Mariana Zalzberger
Head of a bird (hawk?), probably a handle or ornament from an elaborate stone or metal vessel
Persia (Iran)
5th–4th century BCE
Light-brown glass, mold-made and ground
H: 4.6; Th: 2.6 cm
Dobkin Collection
Accession number: 77.12.341
 
 

Publications:
Israeli, Yael, Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum: The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 2003, English / Hebrew

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir