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


bronze / copper -- sculpture -- sports -- wrestler
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  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, fig. 48a.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• 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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