University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Irene J. Winter

The ‘Hasanlu Gold Bowl’

Thirty Years Later

By: Irene J. Winter

Just over 30 years ago, the extraordinary vessel known as the “Hasanlu Gold Bowl” was discovered in the debris of Burned Building I-West, part of the major architectural complex belonging to period IVB on the High Mound. Found not far from the skeletal hand of the individual who had been fleeing with the piece when […]