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Object Number:37-15-28
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Archaeology Area: Mound A Q45
Period: Early Dynastic
Date Made: 2700-2500 BCE
Early Date: -2700
Late Date: -2500
Section:Near Eastern
Lapis Lazuli
Height: 23 cm
Credit Line:Khafaje Expedition; E. A. Speiser and Charles Bache, 1937
Other Number:KH 8-45 - Field No SF
0404 - Cast Number


Alabaster. Complete. On a rectangular base. Shell inlay eyes with lapis pupils. Flounced skirt. (S5).

man with inlaid shell / lapis eyes

Conus or Strombus

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition


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[Book] Reichel, Clemens, and Evans, Jean M., and Green, Jack D., and Benzel, Kim, and Miller, Naomi, and Pittman, Holly, and Zettler, Richard L., and Hafford, William B., and Azara, Pedro, and Chi, Jennifer. Feb 2015. From Ancient to Modern: Archaeology and Aesthetics.. New York City. Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University. pg. 240 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 36-37View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 21View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Olbrantz, John, and Kawami, Trudy S. 2013. Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth: Ancient Near Eastern Art from American Collections.. University of Washington Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 132/30View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. ed. 1st. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 142View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus.. New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 61View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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