1969, excavated by Crystal M. Bennett on behalf of the British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the University College of London, Institute of Archaeology; ceded to the University College of London in the division of finds; acquired by the Museum in 1970 (but not accessioned until 1977), purchased from the University College of London.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 108 (Jul. 1, 1977 - Jun. 30, 1978), p. 32.
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