University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 84-38-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Maker: Janet Monge
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Limestone (uncertain)
Alabaster (uncertain)
Credit Line:Commissioned from the Museum Casting Program from original cast lent by Oriental Institute, 1984
Other NumberC482 - Other Number


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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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