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Period: Early Dynastic IIIa
Date: ca. 2600–2500 BCE
Geography: Mesopotamia, Ur (modern Tell al-Muqayyar)
Medium: Gold, lapis lazuli
Dimensions: L. 55.3 cm (21 3/4 in.)
Credit Line: Dodge Fund, 1933
Accession Number: 33.35.1
“Archaeology: Exploring the Past,” The Junior Museum of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 22, 1962–June 30, 1966.
“Mesopotamia: Great Cultural Innovations, Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art,” National Museum of Korea, Seoul, South Korea, July 22, 2022 – January 28, 2024.
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