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Proto-Elamite Statuette of a Monkey


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Proto-Elamite Statuette of a Monkey, c. 3000 BCE
Sculpture
, Statuette
Iranian
,
4th millennium BCE
Bronze Age
Creation Place: Susa (Iran)
Gypsum
12.1 x 3.2 x 6.3 cm (4 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 2 1/2 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Cary Welch in honor of Eric Schroeder and George M.A. Hanfmann
, 1986.601
Department of Ancient and Byzantine Art & Numismatics
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Commentary
Re-View Exhibition, Spring 2008, gallery label information:

Statuette of a Monkey
Iranian, Proto-Elamite, c. 3000 BCE
Gypsum
Bibliography
Ancient Art in American Private Collections, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1954), no. 56, pl. 17.

Exhibition History
Ancient Art in American Private Collections, Fogg Art Museum, 12/28/1954 - 02/15/1955
Re-View: S422 Ancient & Byzantine Art & Numismatics, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 04/12/2008 - 06/18/2011