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Pendant in the shape of a bull

Period:
Proto-Elamite
Date:
ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Geography:
Southwestern Iran
Culture:
Proto-Elamite
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
2.64 x 1.5 x 1.14 in. (6.71 x 3.81 x 2.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Purchase, Martin Stansfeld Gift and Rogers Fund, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.251
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 402
Acquired by the Museum in 1996, purchased from F. Yazdani, London.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 127 (Jul. 1,1996 - Jun. 30, 1997), p. 7.

Aruz, J. 2002. "Power and Protection: A Little Proto-Elamite Silver Bull Pendant." In E. Ehrenberg (ed.), Leaving No Stones Unturned. Essays on the Ancient Near East and Egypt in Honor of Donald P. Hansen. Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, pp. 1-14.
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