September 12, 2019

A stone relief has returned to the OI from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts after eighty years on loan. The relief (A73100) is from Persepolis and depicts a lion attacking a bull:


Photo by Jean Lachat

The relief is now back on display in the OI museum where it has rejoined other objects excavated by the OI from Persepolis in the 1930s. More details can be foun in the University of Chicago news story by Louise Lerner and its associated video, which features interviews with OI Director Chris Woods: