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Banquet scene. Seated deity (?) at right drinks from globular vessel through straw, attendant with distinctive round cap and three dancing(?) figures facing him. Crescent above globular vessel between seated figure and attendant. Three birds as fill elements.

Provenance

By 1965: with Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems, Mrs. Horace L. Mayer. 1965 given to the MFA by Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Weems, Mrs. Mayer, 10 November 1965. (Accession date: November 10, 1965)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)

Near Eastern, Iranian, Isin-Larsa, Peripheral (?), 2017–1763 B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 21.5 mm x 11.2

Accession Number

65.1419

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Collections

The Ancient World

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