1967, excavated by David Stronach and John Hansman, representing the British Institute of Persian Studies and the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago; acquired by the Museum in 1969, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
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Artist: Thomas Hope (British (born Holland), Amsterdam 1769–1831 London) Date: ca. 1802Medium: Carved and gilded wood, with gilded metals (iron and brass or bronze).Accession: 1975.1.2494On view in:Gallery 951