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Leg of a chair or table (?)

Period:
Iron Age II
Date:
ca. 9th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran, Hasanlu
Medium:
Bronze, iron
Dimensions:
15.31 x 3.43 in. (38.89 x 8.71 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
63.109.2
  • Provenance

    1962, excavated by Robert H. Dyson Jr. on behalf of the Hasanlu Project sponsored by the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania, the Archaeological Service of Iran, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art; acquired by the Museum in 1963, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.

  • References

    Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 22-23, no. 2.

    de Schauensee, Maude. 1988. "Northwest Iran as a Bronzeworking Centre: The View from Hasanlu." In Bronzeworking Centres of Western Asia c. 1000-539 B.C., edited by John Curtis. London and New York: Kegan Paul International, p. 53, pl. 45.

    de Schauensee, Maude. 2011. Peoples and Crafts in Period IVB at Hasanlu, Iran. Hasanlu Special Studies IV, edited by Robert H. Dyson. University Museum Monograph 132. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, p. 14, fig. 1.13, pl. 1.9.

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