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Fragmentary plaque

Period:
Iron Age III
Date:
ca. 7th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran, said to be from Ziwiye
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
2.25 x 5.62 in. (5.72 x 14.27 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Reliefs
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1950
Accession Number:
50.196a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 404
Acquired by the Museum in 1950, purchased from Nasli Heeramaneck, New York.

“Assyrian and Persian Art.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, March 25, 1955–January 22, 1956.

“Joseph Ternbach: Conservator/Collector.” The Queens Museum, New York, September 8, 1984–January 13, 1985.

“Nomadic Art of the Eastern Eurasian Steppes: The Eugene V. Thaw and Other New York Collections.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, October 1, 2002–January 5, 2003.

Wilkinson, Charles K. 1955. “Assyrian and Persian Art.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 13, pp. 218-219.

Storey, Benjamin. 1955. "Arte Assira e Persiana in una Mostra a New York." Emporium 122, pp. 59-65.

van Ufford, Lili Byvanck-Quarles. 1962. "Le Trésor de Ziwiyé." Bulletin Antieke Beschaving 37, pp. 25, 34, 36, fig. 13.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1977. “’Ziwiye’ and Ziwiye: The Forgery of a Provenience.” Journal of Field Archaeology 4, p. 207.

Queens Museum of Art. 1984. Joseph Ternbach: Conservator/Collector. exh. cat. New York: Queens County Art and Cultural Center, p. 43, no. 68.

Bunker, Emma C. 2002. Nomadic Art of the Eastern Eurasian Steppes: The Eugene V. Thaw and Other New York Collections. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 180-181, no. 168.
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