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Peg with kneeling male

Period:
Early Dynastic
Date:
ca. 2900–2350 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Sumerian
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H. 4.8 x W. 2 x D. 12.5 cm (1 7/8 x 3/4 x 4 7/8 in.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Norbert Schimmel Trust, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.281.6
Not on view

“Ancient Art: The Norbert Schimmel Collection,” Cleveland Museum of Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1974–1977.

“Von Troja bis Amarna,” Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Archäologische Staatssammlung, Munich, Germany, 1978–1979.

“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.

“La Fundació de la Ciutat: Mesopotàmia, Grècia, Roma.” Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, April 6, 2000–July 23, 2000.

“Before the Flood.” Fundación ‘La Caixa’, Barcelona, Madrid, November 29, 2012–June 30, 2013.

Muscarella, Oscar W. ed., 1974. Ancient Art: The Norbert Schimmel Collection. exh. cat. Mainz: Philipp Von Zabern, no. 109.

Settgast, Jürgen, ed. 1978. Von Troja bis Amarna: The Norbert Schimmel Collection New York. exh. cat. Mainz: Philipp Von Zabern, no. 124.

Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 120 (Jul. 1, 1989 - Jun. 30, 1990), p. 12.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1992. "Ancient Art: Gifts from the Norbert Schimmel Collection." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 49, p. 54, no. 14.

Aruz, Joan. 2000. "Figura arrodillada." In La fundación de la ciudad: Mesopotamia, Grecia, Roma, exh. cat. edited by Pedro Azaro. Barcelona: Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, no. 41, p. 172.

Graff, Sarah. 2012. "Clavo con una Figura Masculina Arrodillada." In Antes del Diluvio: Mesopotamia 3500-2100 A.C., exh. cat. Barcelona: Obra Social "la Caixa", Polígrafa, p. 175.
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