From: Iraq | Khafaje

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 84-38-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Khafaje
Creator Janet Monge
Section Near Eastern
Materials Plaster | Limestone (uncertain) | Alabaster (uncertain)
Iconography Equid | Vehicle | Banquet | Musician | Lyre

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 Commissioned from the Museum Casting Program from original cast lent by Oriental Institute, 1984
Other Number C482 - Other Number | L-912-1 - Associated Object Number

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