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Standing female figure

Period:
Early Dynastic IIIa
Date:
ca. 2600–2500 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Khafajah
Medium:
Gypsum alabaster
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/2 x W. 2 5/8 x D. 1 3/4 in. (21.6 x 6.6 x 4.4 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Gifts of Lucy W. Drexel, Theodore M. Davis, Helen Miller Gould, Albert Gallatin, Egypt Exploration Fund and Egyptian Research Account, by exchange, 1950
Accession Number:
51.25.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 403
1933-34, excavated by the Iraq Expedition of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago; ceded to the Oriental Institute in the division of finds; acquired by the Museum in 1950, through an exchange of objects with the Oriental Institute.
Frankfort, Henri. 1939. Sculpture of the Third Millennium B.C. from Tell Asmar and Khafaje. Oriental Institute Publications 44. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, no. 105, pl. 75.
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