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Bowl

Period:
Akkadian
Date:
ca. 2217–2193 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia or southwestern Iran
Culture:
Akkadian
Medium:
Copper
Dimensions:
2.09 in. (5.31 cm) 2 1/8in. H 3 7/8in. Dia
Classification:
Metalwork-Vessels-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1948
Accession Number:
48.178.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 406
By 1934, collection of Dikran G. Kelekian; acquired by the Museum in 1948, purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, New York.

“Exhibition of Six Thousand Years of Persian Art.” The American Institute of Iranian Art and Archaeology, New York, April 24, 1940–July 1, 1940.

“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.

Pope, Arthur U. 1934. "Dated Luristan Bronzes." Bulletin of the American Institute for Persian Art and Archaeology 7, p. 20, fig. 2.

Langdon, Stephen. 1938. "Some Inscriptions." In A Survey of Persian Art Vol. I, edited by Arthur U. Pope. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 279-281, fig. 69.

Ackerman, Phyllis. 1940. Guide to the Exhibition of Persian Art. exh. cat. New York: The Iranian Institute, p. 118, G.

Herzfeld, Ernst. 1941. Iran in the Ancient Near East. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 115-116.

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. 36.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 336, no. 468.

Frayne, Douglas R. 1993. Sargonic and Gutian Periods (2234-2113 BC): Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia, Vol II. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 205-206.
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