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Pin terminating in three eagles' heads

Period:
Iron Age III
Date:
ca. 7th century B.C.
Geography:
Urartu
Culture:
Urartian
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
3.19 in. (8.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Gift of Norbert Schimmel Trust, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.281.21
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 404
[Mathias Komor, New York]; by 1975–76, collection of Norbert Schimmel, New York; from 1983, on loan to the Museum by Norbert Schimmel (L.1983.119.11); acquired by the Museum in 1989, gift of Norbert Schimmel Trust.

“Von Troja bis Amarna: The Norbert Schimmel Collection New York,” Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, 1978-1979.

“Urartu: a Metalworking Center in the First Millennium B.C.E.”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, May 28, 1991–October 7, 1991.

“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.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1976-1977. "Five Additions to the Norbert Schimmel Collection." Acta Praehistorica et Archaeologica 7/8, no. 4, p. 317.

Settgast, Jürgen, ed. 1978. Von Troja bis Amarna: The Norbert Schimmel Collection New York. Mainz: Philipp Von Zabern, no. 150.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1992. "Pin Terminating in Three Raptor Heads." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 49 (4), Ancient Art: Gifts from the Norbert Schimmel Collection (Spring 1992), p. 10.
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