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Belt fragments with deities on bulls and lions

Period:
Iron Age III
Date:
ca. 7th century B.C.
Geography:
Urartu
Culture:
Urartian
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
3.94 x 29.45 in. (10.01 x 74.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Littauer, Straka and Colt Gifts, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.31a–f
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 404
Until 1970, R. Anavian, Tehran; acquired by the Museum in 1971, purchased from Georges Anavian, New York.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 101 (Jul. 1, 1970 - Jun. 30, 1971), p. 15.

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. 435, no. 579.
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