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Antelope pendant

Period:
Proto-Elamite
Date:
ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Geography:
Southwestern Iran
Culture:
Proto-Elamite
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
4.02 in. (10.21 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1947
Accession Number:
47.100.89
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 402
1946, purchased by Joseph Brummer from Mrs. Tuba Lalezari; acquired by the Museum in 1947, purchased from the estate of Joseph Brummer, New York.

“Art of the Ancient Near East.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, March 4, 1949–September 5, 1949.

“Art Treasures of the Metropolitan: A Selection from the European and Asiatic Collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 7, 1952–September 7, 1953.

“Masterpieces of Fifty Centuries: the Metropolitan Museum of Art.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 14, 1970–June 1, 1971.

“Ancient Persia: the Art of an Empire.” The University Museum, Austin, Texas, The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, February 12, 1978–June 17, 1978.

“The Royal City of Susa: Ancient Near Eastern Treasures in the Louvre.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 17, 1992–March 7, 1993.

"Art of the First Cities: The Third Millennium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus," The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 8–August 17, 2003.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1952. Art Treasures of the Metropolitan. New York: H.N. Abrams, p. 218, no. 16.

Wilkinson, Charles K. 1949. "The Art of the Ancient Near East." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 7, p. 188.

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Culican, William. 1965. The Medes and the Persians. New York: Praeger, pl. 73.

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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, fig. 4.

Harper, Prudence O. et al. 1984. "Ancient Near Eastern Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 41 (4), Spring 1984, p. 44, fig. 61.

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