1977, excavated under the direction of Professor J. Basil Hennessy, on behalf of the University of Sydney and the British School of Archaeology in Amman; acquired by the Museum in 1978, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 109 (Jul. 1, 1978–Jun. 30, 1979), p. 21.