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Handle

Object Number:59-4-222
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iran
Hasanlu
Archaeology Area: XXIV(3)[2]/198\ | Z27
Period: Hasanlu Period IVB
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Plaster
Credit Line:The Hasanlu Project; Robert H. Dyson Jr., 1958
Other Number:HAS58-240 - Field No SF

Description

Plaster cast of one of the two handles from large shallow copper/bronze basin. Handle curved in shape to accommodate three fingers. Attachment decorated with form in the shape of a bird with pulled up feet, outspread wings and bent head. Interior of bird filled with lead plug. Original handle in Musee Melli Iran, Tehran, iran (TM 10635). Handle had been ttached by two nails at either end of handle attachment.

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