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Demon-headed amulet

Period:
Early Dynastic I
Date:
ca. 2900–2700 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Sumerian
Medium:
Agate
Dimensions:
0.75 in. (1.91 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.209
Not on view
1927, bought by W. Gedney Beatty from Alex. D. Messayeh; from 1931, on loan by W. Gedney Beatty to the Museum (L.30.42.15); acquired by the Museum in 1941, bequest of W. Gedney Beatty.
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