Period: Iron Age I/II Date: ca. 10th–9th century B.C. Geography: Northwestern Iran, Caspian region Medium: Bronze Dimensions: 2.36 x 15.51 in. (5.99 x 39.4 cm) Classification: Metalwork-Implements Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1959 Accession Number: 59.178.2
Acquired by the Museum in 1959, purchased from John J. Klejman, New York.
Harper, Prudence O. et al. 1983. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department, exh. cat. Tokyo: Chunichi Shimbun, no. 43.
Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 102, no. 169.