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Spouted vessel with lion-shaped handle

Iron Age
ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Western Iran
3.39 x 3.58 in. (8.61 x 9.09 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Ernest Erickson Foundation, 1988
Accession Number:
Not on view
By 1958, Ernest Erickson, New York (until d. 1983); 1983-1988, Ernest Erickson Foundation; 1958-1988, on loan to the Museum; acquired by the Museum in 1988, gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, New York.

“Ancient Art from New York Private Collections.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, December 17, 1959–February 28, 1960.

Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 118 (Jul. 1,1987 - Jun. 30, 1988), p. 15.
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