Early-Middle Bronze Age (2700-1600 BCE)
Overall: 14 9/16 × 1 5/16 × 1/2 in. (37 × 3.4 × 1.3 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW
Place Made: Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus, West Asia, Asia
Not on view
"Bronze is Better," in "Copper: An Ancient Metal," Dartmouth Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program, Nov. 18, 2010.
Collected by Luigi Palma de Cesnola, American Consul to Cyprus, 1865-1876; given to Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900, Class of 1872H), Hanover, New Hampshire, about 1872; bequeathed to his second wife, Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), Hanover, New Hampshire, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.
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