1955-56, excavated on behalf of the Joint Expedition to Nippur (Baghdad School of the American Schools of Oriental Research and The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago); acquired by the Museum in 1958, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations (1957-58 season).
Dales, George. 1960. “Mesopotamian and Related Female Figurines: Their Chronology, Diffusion, and Cultural Function.” Ph.D. diss., Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, p. 51, fig. 136.