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Title: Object with a handle, perhaps a weight; palm trees and guilloche
Period: Early Bronze Age
Date: ca. mid- to late 3rd millennium BCE
Geography: Persian Gulf region or southern Iran
Medium: Chlorite schist
Dimensions: H. 22.9 cm; W. 25.1 cm; D. 4.6 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Norbert Schimmel Trust, 1989
Accession Number: 1989.281.40
“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.
"Art of the First Cities: The Third Millennium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus," The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 8–August 17, 2003.
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