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Spouted bowl in the shape of a conch shell

Early Bronze Age
ca. mid-3rd millennium B.C.
Iran or Mesopotamia
Gypsum alabaster
2.56 x 2.36 x 5.79 in. (6.5 x 5.99 x 14.71 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Vladimir S. Littauer Gift, 1970
Accession Number:
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1970, purchased from George Anavian, New York.
Crawford, Vaughn E. 1970. "Reports of the Departments: Ancient Near Eastern Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 29 (2), p. 62.
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