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Jar with bear figurine

Period:
Proto-Elamite
Date:
ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Proto-Elamite
Medium:
Gypsum alabaster
Dimensions:
2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.7.2
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1950, purchased from Nicolas Koutoulakis, Paris.

“Archaeology: Exploring the Past,” The Junior Museum of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 22, 1962–June 30, 1966.

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