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Eye idol

Period:
Middle Uruk
Date:
ca. 3700–3500 B.C.
Geography:
Syria, Tell Brak
Medium:
Gypsum alabaster
Dimensions:
2.37 in. (6.02 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of The Institute of Archaeology, The University of London, 1951
Accession Number:
51.59.2
Not on view
1937-38, excavated by Max Mallowan, on behalf of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; ceded in the division of finds to the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; acquired by the Museum in 1951, gift of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.

“La Vista y la Visión.” Institut Valencia d’Art Modern, Spain, July 17, 2003–October 5, 2003.

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