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Object Number:
84-38-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Iraq
Khafaje
Maker:
Janet Monge
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Limestone (uncertain)
Alabaster (uncertain)
Plaster
Iconography:
Equid
Vehicle
Banquet
Musician
Lyre
Description:
Plaster cast of limestone/alabaster original. Sterotypical composition in 3 registers: Bottom: Wheeled vehicle drawn by equids; Middle: Food bearers with jar; Man herding horned animal; Upper: Banquet with musician / lyre player, 3 attendants and seated man. Socket-like hole in center of middle register. Original incomplete (lower pr corner missing), restored from 3 fragments. Made by Museum Casting Program (Janet Monge) from original OI cast.
Credit Line:
Made by the Museum Casting Program from original cast lent by Oriental Institute
Other Number:
C482   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Man and Animals: Living, Working and Changing Together (04 Oct 1984 - 30 Mar 1985)
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Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006)
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