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Molded plaque: couple

Period:
Isin-Larsa–early Old Babylonian
Date:
ca. 2000–1700 B.C.
Geography:
Southern Mesopotamia
Culture:
Isin-Larsa–Old Babylonian
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
5 x 2 7/8 in. (12.7 x 7.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Reliefs
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.39.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 403
Acquired by the Museum in 1932, purchased from John Khayat, New York.
Davidson, Marshall B. and Leonard Cottrell, eds. 1962. The Horizon Book of Lost Worlds. New York: American Heritage Publishing Co., p. 169, no. 3.

Bahrani, Zainab. 2014. The Infinite Image: Art, Time and the Aesthetic Dimension in Antiquity. London: Reaktion, p. 167.
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