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Brick with Elamite royal inscription

Middle Elamite
ca. 12th century B.C.
Iran, Susa
Ceramic, glaze
3.12 x 5.37 x 8.87 in. (7.92 x 13.64 x 22.53 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Charlotte M. Bradford, 1952
Accession Number:
Not on view
By 1913, collection of Ernst Herzfeld (until d. 1948); acquired by the Museum in 1952, gift of Mrs. Charlotte M. Bradford, sister of E. Herzfeld, Princeton, NJ.
"Additions to the Collections: Ancient Near Eastern Art." Eighty-Third Annual Report of the Trustees for the Year 1952, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 12 (1) (Summer 1953), p. 15.

Spar, Ira, and Michael Jursa. 2014. Cuneiform Texts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Volume IV: The Ebabbar Temple Archive and Other Texts from the Fourth to the First Millennium B.C. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Eisenbrauns, no. 153. pp. 236-238, pl. 118.
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