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Unidentified, probably gypsum or calcite
H x W: 1.5 x 1.2 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in)
Tool and Equipment
Jemdet Nasr period
Previous custodian or owner:
Ambassador and Mrs. James S. Moose Jr.
Duncan M. Whittome
Duncan M. Whittome, Revocable Trust
Mr. and Mrs. James S. Moose, Jr., purchased in Iran in the 1930s. 
Duncan M. Whittome, by gift or inheritance from his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James S. Moose, Jr. 
Duncan M. Whittome, Revocable Trust. 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Duncan M. Whittome, Revocable Trust. 
 Purchased in Iran by the parents of Duncan Whittome, Mr. and Mrs. James S. Moose, Jr., while in the Foreign Service during the 1930s.
 See note 1.
 Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.
 See note 3.
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Jemdet Nasr period (3100 - 2900 BCE)
Gift of the Duncan M. Whittome Revocable Trust in memory of Ambassador and Mrs. James S. Moose, Jr.
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Ancient Near Eastern Seals
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery