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Roundel with a rosette and recumbent horned animals

Period:
Middle Elamite
Date:
ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Geography:
Southwestern Iran
Culture:
Elamite
Medium:
Gold, silver foil, bronze, bitumen
Dimensions:
0.55 in. (1.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.115
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 404
Acquired by the Museum in 1962, purchased from Jerome M. Eisenberg, New York.

“The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department,” MOA Museum of Art, Atami, Japan, The Aiche Prefectural Art Gallery, Nagoya, Japan, The Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan, 1983.

Wilkinson, Charles K. 1962. "Near Eastern Art". The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 21 (2), Ninety-Second Annual Report of The Trustees for The Fiscal Year 1961-1962 (Oct., 1962), p. 84.

Wilkinson, Charles K. 1965. "Art of the Marlik Culture." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 24 (3), p. 108.

Farkas, Ann. 1973. "Sarmatian roundels and Sarmatian art." Metropolitan Museum Journal 8, p. 86, fig. 12.

Harper, Prudence O. et al.1983. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department, exh. cat. Tokyo: Chunichi Shimbun, no. 40.

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. 227, fig. 16.
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