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Vessel in form of female (?) figure

Period:
Iron Age III
Date:
ca. 7th–6th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran, Luristan, Chekka Sabz
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
23.82 in. (60.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1943
Accession Number:
43.89.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 404
1935, excavated by Erich F. Schmidt, on behalf of the First Holmes Expedition sponsored by the American Institute for Persian (later Iranian) Art and Archaeology; acquired by the Museum in 1943, purchased from the American Institute for Iranian Art and Archaeology, New York.

“The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department,” MOA Museum of Art, Atami, Japan, The Aiche Prefectural Art Gallery, Nagoya, Japan, The Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan, 1983.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1966. "Hasanlu 1964." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 25, p. 131, fig. 23.

Harper, Prudence O. et al. 1983. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department, exh. cat. Tokyo: Chunichi Shimbun, no. 48.

Schmidt, Erich F., Maurits N. van Loon, and Hans H. Curvers. 1989. The Holmes Expeditions to Luristan. Chicago: The University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications, pl. 147.
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