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Sherd

Period:
Early Bronze Age
Date:
ca. 2900–2500 B.C.
Geography:
Syria, Tell Brak
Medium:
Ceramic, paint
Dimensions:
1.97 x 3.86 in. (5 x 9.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Vessels
Credit Line:
Purchase, Colt Archaeological Institute Inc. Gift, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.61.3
Not on view
1978-1983, 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. 554-555, fig. 469, no. 1737.
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