Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian
Early Dynastic Period
Legacy dimension: 4.2 cm x 1.9 cm
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
A warrior holding a whip drives a four-wheeled chariot with wooden wheels and high dash over a fallen enemy on the field of battle. The chariot is pulled by a team of equids wearing protective padded aprons.
1998: purchased by the MFA from Emmanuel Tiliakos, Alexander Fine Art, Winchester, MA.
Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund