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Object Number:65-31-361
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iran
Hasanlu
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ivory
Credit Line:The Hasanlu Project; Robert H. Dyson Jr., 1964
Other Number:HAS64-893 - Field No SF

Description

Ivory fragment with two warriors; heads are right; cf. /399\ and /400\.

Muscarella Publication: "Fragment from a chariot scene depicting a charioteer, background, and an archer, foreground, right The warriors have thick lips, prominent noses, S-shaped ears; hair and beard rendered in thick, squarish chunks; they seem to wear "feather" helmets without earflaps (cf. nos. 59, 61). Garment are V-necked, with heavy, chunky, bandoliers and thick belts. Neither the end of the arrow shaft nor the bow string is depicted. The reverse is smooth."

Bibliography:

[Book] Muscarella, Oscar W. 1980. The Catalogue of Ivories from Hasanlu, Iran.. The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 26/48View Objects related to this reference

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