Formerly collection of Ernst Herzfeld (until d. 1948); acquired by the Museum in 1952, purchased from Mrs. Charlotte M. Bradford, sister of E. Herzfeld, Princeton, NJ.
“The First Civilization: The Legacy of Sumer.” The University of Texas Museum, Austin, The University of Maryland Museum, College Park, January 12, 1975–May 2, 1975.
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Asher-Greve, Julia M. 1985. Frauen in Altsumerischer Zeit. Bibliotheca Mesopotamica 18. Malibu: Undena Publications, no. 539, p. 204, pl. XXVI.