Ewer with sculpted animals

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

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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