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Title: Fan or fly-whisk handle in the form of four female figures
Date: ca. 8th–7th century BCE
Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)
Medium: Ivory, gold leaf
Dimensions: 4 3/8 × 2 7/16 × 2 5/16 in. (11.1 × 6.2 × 5.8 cm)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1952
Accession Number: 52.23.2
“Recent Acquisitions: 1952.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 6, 1952–May 1, 1952.
"Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age." The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 22, 2014–January 4, 2015.
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