|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Iran | Hasanlu|
|Archaeology Area||CC31(4)/354 Room 1|
|Period||Hasanlu Period IV|
|Iconography||Musician | Cymbal|
Ivory, relief of cymbal player
Muscarella Publication: "Á fragmentary figure carved at the front only; the back is flat with two dowel holes. Missing are the top of the head, the right side, and the lower part of the body. the face is badly damaged,preserving only the eye sockets and one eyebrow in relief; a beard seems evident. Thick herringbone-pattern hair falls to the shoulder; ears are not depicted. The figure holds a round object against his body - a shield/tambourine? The garment is V-necked, decorated by a band of reciprocal triangles, with a short sleeve bordered by rosettes. Multiple plain bracelets are worn in the wrist of the foreshortened arm.
|Credit Line||The Hasanlu Project; Robert H. Dyson Jr., 1964|
|Other Number||HAS64-903 - Field No SF|
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