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Mesopotamia, Nippur
0.71 x 2.28 in. (1.8 x 5.79 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
Not on view
1955-56, excavated on behalf of the Joint Expedition to Nippur (Baghdad School of the American Schools of Oriental Research and The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago); acquired by the Museum in 1958, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations (1957-58 season).
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. 315, no. 440.
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