Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bud vase

Early Dynastic II
ca. 2700–2600 B.C.
Mesopotamia, Tell Agrab
Limestone, hard
7 in. (17.78 cm)
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:
Not on view
1936-37, 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.

“Bread and Beer in the Ancient Near East,” Staten Island Museum, New York, November 1, 1981–April 30, 1982.

Delougaz, Pinhas, and Seton Lloyd. 1942. Pre-Sargonid temples in the Diyala region. Oriental Institute publications 58, Chicago: The University of Chicago press, p. 288.
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