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Vessel in the form of a boar

Period:
Proto-Elamite
Date:
ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Geography:
Southwestern Iran
Culture:
Proto-Elamite
Medium:
Ceramic, paint
Dimensions:
5.71 in. (14.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Vessels
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund and Anonymous Gift, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.71
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 402
Acquired by the Museum in 1979, purchased from Mathias Komor, New York.

“The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department,” MOA Museum of Art, Atami, Japan, The Aiche Prefectural Art Gallery, Nagoya, Japan, The Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan, 1983.

Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 109 (Jul. 1,1978 - Jun. 30, 1979), pp. 20-21.

Pittman, Holly. 1979. "Vessel in the Shape of a Boar." Notable Acquisitions 1975-1979 (Metropolitan Museum of Art), pp. 9-10.

Harper, Prudence O. et al. 1983. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department, exh. cat. Tokyo: Chunichi Shimbun, no. 34.

Bell, Joseph. 1985. Metropolitan Zoo. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 52.

Pittman, Holly, in collaboration with Joan Aruz. 1987. Ancient Art in Miniature: Near Eastern Seals from the Collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 18-19, fig. 7.
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