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Axe Head, 2100 - 1800 BCE

  • Elamite, Iranian

Bronze

  • Overall: 6 1/4 × 5 3/4 × 1 3/4 inches (15.9 × 14.6 × 4.4 cm)

Bequest of Cleo Gruber, 1983

1988.76

On View

  • Ancient Middle East Gallery

Department

Ancient Near Eastern Art

Cleo Gruber

1988-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

IMAGE AND ARTIFACT: ANCIENT ART FROM THE DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS. February 5, 1984 - December 16, 1985, cat no. 9. [DIA Statewide Services Travelling Exhibition] Moorey, P.R.S. Catalogue of the Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum. Oxford, 1971, p. 47-48, pl. 2, no. 12-13. Moorey, P.R.S. Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Adam Collection. London, 1974, p. 36, fig. 1; p. 37, fig. 2.

Elamite, Iranian; Luristan, Iranian, Axe Head, 2100 - 1800 BCE, bronze. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Cleo Gruber, 1983, 1988.76.