Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Compartmented pendant with a bull's head

Period:
Proto-Elamite
Date:
ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Geography:
Southwestern Iran
Culture:
Proto-Elamite
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
2.68 x 4.33 in. (6.81 x 11 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Gift of Norbert Schimmel Trust, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.281.23a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 402
[Before 1985, Nicolas Koutoulakis, Paris]; from 1985, on loan to the Museum by Norbert Schimmel (L.1985.89); acquired by the Museum in 1989, gift of Norbert Schimmel Trust.

“Ancient Art: Gifts from the Norbert Schimmel Collection to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, June 4, 1991–September 15, 1991.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1992. "Compartmented Pendant with bull's head." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 49 (4), Ancient Art: Gifts from the Norbert Schimmel Collection (Spring 1992), no. 19, p. 55.
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