IRAN, LURISTAN or ELAM
10th-9th c. B.C.E.
Hammered and chased sheet copper alloy
13.7 cm (h.), 6.1 cm (diam.)
Purchase, gift of F. Cleveland Morgan, inv. 1936.Dm.1
Archeology and World Cultures
Usually found in graves in Luristan, this particular situla is representative of the metal industry of Elam, which circulated in Western Iran, perhaps as booty.