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A warrior holding a whip drives a four-wheeled chariot with wooden wheels and high dash over a fallen enemy on the field of battle. The chariot is pulled by a team of equids wearing protective padded aprons.

Provenance

1998: purchased by the MFA from Emmanuel Tiliakos, Alexander Fine Art, Winchester, MA.

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian, Early Dynastic Period, 2900–2334 B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 4.2 cm x 1.9 cm

Accession Number

1998.64

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

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