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Bracelet

Period:
Iron Age II
Date:
ca. 9th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran, Hasanlu
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Bronze, copper
Dimensions:
7/16 x 3 in. (1.1 x 7.6 cm) The balls are 1.1 cm in diameter/depth. The Diam. of the bracelet is approximately 7.6 cm as the object is in three pieces and the full diameter is difficult to determine. One of the pieces is in ANE SRAD 118 and cannot be measured.
Classification:
Metalwork-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Adelaide Milton de Groot Fund, in memory of the de Groot and Hawley families, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.233.39a, b
Not on view
1972, 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 1976, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 106 (Jul. 1,1975 - Jun. 30, 1976), p. 30.

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. 35, no. 21.

de Schauensee, Maude. 2011. Peoples and Crafts in Period IVB at Hasanlu, Iran. Hasanlu Special Studies IV, edited by Robert H. Dyson. University Museum Monograph 132. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, pl. 5.65.
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