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Period: Early Dynastic IIIa
Date: ca. 2600–2500 BCE
Geography: Mesopotamia, Ur (modern Tell al-Muqayyar)
Medium: Gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian
Dimensions: L. 15 1/8 in. (38.5 cm)
Credit Line: Dodge Fund, 1933
Accession Number: 33.35.3
“The Art of the Jeweler: A Selection from the Collections of the Museum,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 20, 1940–March 9, 1941.
“Expedition into the Past: Al-Hiba,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 16, 1972–January 21, 1973.
“Gold,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, April 14–September 9, 1973.
“Jewelry: The Body Transformed.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 12, 2018–February 24, 2019.
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