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Calcite travertine inlaid with stone or shell
H x W x D: 21.4 x 16.2 x 12.4 cm (8 7/16 x 6 3/8 x 4 7/8 in)
300 BCE-100 CE
Previous custodian or owner:
Joseph H. Hirshhorn
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sale, Sotheby and Co., London. 
From 1965 to 1966
Joseph H. Hirshhorn (1899-1981), purchased from Sotheby and Co., London in 1965. 
From 1966 to 1986
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn. 
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, transferred from Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 
 See document from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, object file, Collections Management Office.
 See note 1.
 See note 1.
 See note 1. See also object file, Collections Management Office.
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Instiution
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery