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Scale plate

Period:
Parthian
Date:
ca. 2nd–3rd century A.D.
Geography:
Iran, Shahr-i Qumis (ancient Hecatompylos)
Culture:
Parthian
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
1/16 x 4 1/2 in. (0.1 x 11.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Implements
Credit Line:
Purchase, H. Dunscombe Colt Gift, 1969
Accession Number:
69.24.26
Not on view
1967, excavated by David Stronach and John Hansman, representing the British Institute of Persian Studies and the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago; acquired by the Museum in 1969, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
Crawford, Vaughn E. 1969. "Reports of the Departments: Ancient Near Eastern Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 28 (2), p. 58.

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. 110, no. 182 .
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