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68 small, pyramidal white stone buttons or studs.

Provenance

From West Azerbaijan, Soldus Valley, Hasanlu, level of the burned building. Excavated by the Iran Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; given to the MFA in exchange for a contribution September 10, 1975. (Accession date: September 10, 1975)

Credit Line

Gift of the Iran Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania in exchange for contribution from the Egyptian Curator's Fund and Anonymous gift

Near Eastern, Iranian, Iron Age, 1000–800 B.C.

Findspot

Soldus Valley, West Azerbaijan

Accession Number

1975.382

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment