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Beaker with winged human-headed bulls flanking a stylized tree

Period:
Iron Age II
Date:
ca. 10th–9th century B.C.
Geography:
Western Iran
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
5.5 in. (13.97 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Vessels
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.129
  • Provenance

    Acquired by the Museum in 1971, purchased from John J. Klejman, New York.

  • References

    Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 101 (Jul. 1, 1970 - Jun. 30, 1971), p. 15.

    Muscarella, Oscar W. 1974. "Decorated Bronze Beakers from Iran." American Journal of Archaeology 78 (3), pp. 239ff, pl. 46, figs. 1-3.

    Muscarella, Oscar W. 1983. In The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department, exh. cat. Tokyo: Chunichi Shimbun, no. 50.

    Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 244, no. 343 .

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