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Cymbals (Luristan (western Iran))

This is a Cymbals. It is dated ca. 1000 BCE and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is bronze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Paul Manheim. It is credited Gift of Paul Manheim.

  • Lotus-shaped Cup (Egypt)
  • colored faience (ceramic frit).
  • Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1960-29-1

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (a): 1.9 x 15.6 cm (3/4 x 6 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b): 1.7 x 15.3 cm (11/16 x 6 in.)

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Cymbals (Luristan (western Iran)); bronze; H x diam. (a): 1.9 x 15.6 cm (3/4 x 6 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b): 1.7 x 15.3 cm (11/16 x 6 in.); Gift of Paul Manheim; 1967-92-15-a,b

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