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Belt with scenes of bull and lion hunts

Period:
Iron Age III
Date:
ca. late 8th–7th century B.C.
Geography:
Urartu
Culture:
Urartian
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
5.43 x 39.37 in. (13.79 x 100 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Gift of Norbert Schimmel Trust, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.281.18
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 404
[Said to be with Elie Borowski, Basel]; by 1971, collection of Norbert Schimmel, New York; from 1983, on loan to the Museum by Norbert Schimmel (L.1983.119.10); acquired by the Museum in 1989, gift of Norbert Schimmel Trust.

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

“Von Troja bis Amarna: The Norbert Schimmel Collection New York,” Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, 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.

Hoffmann, Herbert. 1971. " An Urartian Decorated Bronze Strip from Diyarbakir." In Studies Presented to George M.A. Hanfmann, edited by David Gordon Mitten, John Griffiths Pedley, and Jane Ayer Scott. Cambridge, Mass.: Fogg Art Museum, pp. 68-76.

Muscarella, Oscar W., ed. 1974. Ancient Art: The Norbert Schimmel Collection. Mainz: Philipp Von Zabern, no. 133.

Settgast, Jürgen, ed. 1978. Von Troja bis Amarna: The Norbert Schimmel Collection New York. Mainz: Philipp Von Zabern, no. 151.

Kellner, Hans-Jörg. 1991. Gürtelbleche aus Urartu. Prähistorische Bronzefunde XII, p. 31, no. 19, pls. 6-7.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1992. "Belt with Scenes of Bull and Lion Hunt." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 49 (4), Ancient Art: Gifts from the Norbert Schimmel Collection, p. 9.
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