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Furniture element

Period:
Middle Bronze Age–Old Assyrian Trading Colony
Date:
ca. 18th century B.C.
Geography:
Anatolia, probably from Acemhöyük
Culture:
Old Assyrian Trading Colony
Medium:
Ivory, gold foil
Dimensions:
3.82 x 2.32 in. (9.7 x 5.89 cm)
Classification:
Ivory/Bone-Reliefs
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George D. Pratt, in memory of George D. Pratt, 1936
Accession Number:
37.143.1
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1937, gift of Mrs. George D. Pratt, in memory of George D. Pratt.

“Egyptian Style in the Eastern Mediterranean.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, March 2, 1938–March 27, 1938.

Dimand, Maurice S. 1938. "The Museum's Collection of Syrian Ivories and the Ivories from Megiddo", Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 33 (2), pp. 42-44.

Simpson, Elizabeth. 2013. “An Early Anatolian Ivory Chair: The Pratt Ivories in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.” In Amilla: The Quest for Excellence, Studies Presented to Günter Kopcke in Celebration of his 75th Birthday, edited by Robert B. Koehl. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press, pp. 253-257.
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