Neo-Babylonian period (ca. 1000 - 539 B.C.E.), Iraq, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Reportedly excavated at Nineveh  To 1905 Kalebdjian, Paris, to 1905  From 1905 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Kalebdjian in 1905  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  According to Curatorial Remark 1, H.E. Buckman, 1964, in the object record, and citing a note from Charles Lang Freer.  See Original Pottery List, L. 1415, as well as Voucher No. 1, October 1905, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.  See note 2.  The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
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