Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fragments from a receptacle

ca. late 8th century B.C.
Iran, said to be from Ziwiye
2.17 x 30.04 in. (5.51 x 76.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1951, purchased from Khalil Rabenou, New York.
Wilkinson, Charles K. 1952. "Some New Contacts with Nimrud and Assyria." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 10 (8), p. 239.

Barnett, Richard D. 1956. “The Treasure of Ziwiye.” Iraq 18, Part 2, pp. 117, pl. XV.

Wilkinson, Charles K. 1960. “More Details on Ziwiye.” Iraq 22, pp. 213, fig. 1.

Porada, Edith. 1962. Alt-Iran: die Kunst in Vorislamischer Zeit. Baden-Baden, Germany: Holle Verlag, pp. 118-119, fig. 65, 66.

Ghirshman, Roman. 1964. The Arts of Ancient Iran: From its Origins to the Time of Alexander the Great. New York: Golden Press, p. 307, fig. 369.

Porada, Edith. 1965. The Art of Ancient Iran. New York: Crown Publishers, pp. 124-125, fig. 68, 69.

Muscarella, Oscar White. "Ziwiye" and Ziwiye: The Forgery of a Provenience. in Journal of Field Archaeology, Vol. 4 (1977), p. 201.

Sulimirski, Tadeusz. 1978. “The Background of the Ziwiye Find and its Significance in the Development of Scythian Art.” Bulletin of the Institute of Archaeology 15, p. 27, fig. 14.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 342, no. 473.

Calmeyer, Peter. 1995. "Buchbesprechungen: Muscarella, Oscar W., Bronze and Iron. Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und Vorderasiatische Archäologie 85 (1), p. 158.
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