[Before 1978, Edward H. Merrin Gallery, New York]; 1978, purchased by Norbert Schimmel from Edward H. Merrin Gallery, New York; from 1983, on loan by Norbert Schimmel to the Museum (L.1983.119.20); acquired by the Museum in 1989, gift of Norbert Schimmel Trust.
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Pittman, Holly. 1984. Art of the Bronze Age: Southeastern Iran, Western Central Asia, and the Indus Valley. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 65-66, 70, fig. 32.
Muscarella, Oscar W. 1992. "Axe head in the shape of a horse." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 49 (4), Ancient Art: Gifts from the Norbert Schimmel Collection (Spring 1992), no. 30, p. 56.