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Axe head

Period:
Akkadian
Date:
ca. 2350–2150 B.C.
Geography:
Iran or Mesopotamia
Culture:
Akkadian
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
3.7 x 4.33 in. (9.4 x 11 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Implements-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Vladimir S. Littauer Gift, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.33
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 406
Acquired by the Museum in 1985, purchased from Galerie François Antonovich, Paris.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 115 (Jul. 1,1984 - Jun. 30, 1985), p. 21.
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