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Top of standard with male figure and flanking ibexes attacked by dogs

Period:
Middle Elamite
Date:
ca. 1500–1100 B.C.
Geography:
Southwestern Iran
Culture:
Elamite
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
11 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (29.8 x 11.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1957
Accession Number:
57.13.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 404
[By 1956, Khalil Rabenou, New York]; acquired by the Museum in 1957, purchased from Khalil Rabenou, New York.

“Treasures from the Metropolitan: Catalogue of the Inaugural Exhibition of the Indianapolis Museum of Art.” The Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana October 25, 1970–January 3, 1971.

Rorimer, James J. and Dudley T. Easby Jr. 1957. "Review of the Year 1956-1957." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 16, p. 49.

Weinhardt, Carl J. 1970. Treasures from the Metropolitan: Catalogue of the Inaugural Exhibition of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. exh. cat. Indianapolis: Indianapolis Museum of Art, p. 35, no. 21.

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. 229, no. 332.

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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