Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Plaque or lid with a bull's head

Period:
Bronze Age
Date:
ca. late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C.
Geography:
Bactria-Margiana
Culture:
Bactria-Margiana Archaeological Complex
Medium:
Electrum
Dimensions:
0.16 x 2.64 in. (0.41 x 6.71 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Purchase, Norbert Schimmel Gift, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.306
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 403
Acquired by the Museum in 1984, purchased from Robert Haber, New York.

“Ancient Art: Gifts from the Norbert Schimmel Collection to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, June 4, 1991–September 15, 1991.

Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 115 (Jul. 1,1984 - Jun. 30, 1985), p. 21.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1992. "Ancient Art: Gifts from the Norbert Schimmel Collection." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 49, p. 54, no. 9.
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