Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Armor plates

Period:
Neo-Assyrian
Date:
ca. late 8th–late 7th century B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)
Culture:
Assyrian
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
0.55 x 2.48 in. (1.4 x 6.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Implements
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.107.29a, b
Not on view
1958, excavated by Max Mallowan, on behalf of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; ceded in the division of finds to the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; acquired by the Museum in 1959, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
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. 317, no. 451.
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