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bronze / copper -- figurine -- sports -- wrestler


bronze / copper -- sculpture -- sports -- wrestler
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  • bibliography and image source: Frankfort, Henri: More Sculpture from the Diyala Region. Oriental Institute Publications 60. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pl. 54b.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM41085


excavation number: Kh. VIII 117


provenience: Khafaje

dimension(s) (in cm):
height:10.2

material: copper/bronze

date: (ca. 2600 BC)

description:
two wrestlers balancing vessels (jars) on their heads; made of cast metal

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:09
created: May 6, 2003
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