1947-48, excavated by Sayyid Fuad Safar, on behalf of the State Organization of Antiquities and Heritage, Baghdad; acquired by the Museum in 1949, through an exchange of objects with the Iraq Museum.
Safar, Fuad, Mohammad Ali Mustafa, and Seton Lloyd. 1981. Eridu. Baghdad: Republic of Iraq, Ministry of Culture and Information, p. 130.