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Object Number: B10301
Current Location: The Golden Age of King Midas
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iran
Persepolis (uncertain)
Locus: said to be from the Persepolis stairway
Period: Achaemenid
Modern (uncertain)
Date Made: 600-479 BC
Early Date: -600
Late Date: -479
Section:Near Eastern
Iconography:Male Head
Credit Line:Gift of Osman Hamdy Bey; Babylonian Expedition to Nippur III, 1896


Part of a black stone slab representing a bearded head
CBS Register: Part of a black stone slab representing bearded head. 3rd Campaign, presented by Hamdy Bey to Committee.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
Biblical Timeline Exhibition (J.B. Pritchard) (1969)View Objects in Exhibition
The Golden Age of King Midas (13 Feb 2016 - 27 Nov 2016)View Objects in Exhibition

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