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Ewer with sculpted animals

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Section of a decorated stone cult vessel, with a figure carved in high relief of a lion attacking a bull.

Provenance

By 1977: with Gawain McKinley, New York; December 15, 1977, purchased by the MFA from Gawain McKinley. (Accession date: December 15, 1977.)

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian, Early Dynastic Period, 3350–3250 B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 14cm (5 1/2in.)

Accession Number

1977.802

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels