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Conical beaker with relief decoration of bovines and birds of prey

Period:
Early Dynastic III
Date:
ca. 2600–2350 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Sumerian
Medium:
Copper
Dimensions:
H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Vessels
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.291
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 403
Before 1970s, collection of Bernard Grettner, Alsace; purchased by Robert Haber at the sale "La Collection Bernard Grettner", Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 22-23, 1989, lot 453; acquired by the Museum in 1989, purchased from Robert Haber, New York.
Drouot. 1989. La Collection Bernard Grettner. 22-23 May 1989, Paris, lot 453.

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