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Ornament

Period:
Early Bronze Age
Date:
ca. late 3rd millennium B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Tell Taya
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
0.16 in. (0.41 cm)
Classification:
Faience-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.222.14
Not on view
1967, excavated by Julian Reade, on behalf of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; acquired by the Museum in 1972, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 103 (Jul. 1,1972 - Jun. 30, 1973), p. 29.

Rakic, Yelena ed. 2010. Discovering the Art of the Ancient Near East: Archaeological Excavations Supported by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1931–2010. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 68 (1), Summer 2010, p. 28.
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