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Situla

Location

IRAN, LURISTAN or ELAM

Title

Situla

Date

10th-9th c. B.C.E.

Materials

Hammered and chased sheet copper alloy

Dimensions

13.7 cm (h.), 6.1 cm (diam.)

Credits

Purchase, gift of F. Cleveland Morgan, inv. 1936.Dm.1

Collection

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.

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