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Plaque fragment

Period:
Iron Age II
Date:
ca. 9th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran, Hasanlu
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
1.18 x 1.3 x 0.31 in. (3 x 3.3 x 0.79 cm)
Classification:
Ivory/Bone-Reliefs
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1965
Accession Number:
65.163.24
Not on view
1964, excavated by Robert H. Dyson Jr. on behalf of the Hasanlu Project sponsored by the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania, the Archaeological Service of Iran, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art; acquired by the Museum in 1965, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
Muscarella, Oscar W. 1966. "Hasanlu 1964." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 25, p. 129, fig. 16.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1980. The Catalogue of Ivories from Hasanlu, Iran. Hasanlu Special Studies II. University Museum Monograph 40. Philadelphia: The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, no. 69, pp. 34-35.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1989. "Warfare at Hasanlu in the 9th Century B.C." Expedition, vol. 31, p. 35, fig. 19.
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