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Sherd

Period:
Ninevite V
Date:
ca. 3100–2700 B.C.
Geography:
Syria, Tell Brak
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
3.09 x 3.63 in. (7.85 x 9.22 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Vessels
Credit Line:
Purchase, Colt Archaeological Institute Inc. Gift, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.61.1a, b
Not on view
1978-1984, excavated by David and Joan Oates, on behalf of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London; acquired by the Museum in 1985, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 115 (Jul. 1,1984 - Jun. 30, 1985), p. 21.

Oates, David, Joan Oates and Helen McDonald. 2001. Excavations at Tell Brak - Vol. 2: Nagar in the Third Millennium B.C. Cambridge: Mc Donald Institute for Archaeological Research, pp. 556-557, fig. 470, no. 1751.
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