1965, excavated by Paul W. Lapp, on behalf of the American Schools of Oriental Research; acquired by the Museum in 1978, purchased from the Ad hoc 1965-67 Bab edh-Dhra Committee, through the courtesy of the Department of Antiquities of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 108 (Jul. 1, 1977 - Jun. 30, 1978), p. 32.
Lapp, Nancy L. 1981. "Bab edh-Dhra Tomb Groups on Display." Biblical Archaeologist 44 (3), p. 182.
Schaub, R. Thomas and Walter E. Rast. 1989. Bab edh-Dhra: Excavations in the Cemetery Directed by Paul W. Lapp (1965-67). Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, pp. 41-58, figs. 15, 311: 3.