Plaster Cast of a Seated King Gudea


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Artifact Identification Plaster Cast of a Seated King Gudea   (1973.14.0001)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
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  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1800 BC
Culture Sumerian
Location On Exhibitin the Mesopotamia exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 34.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) 19.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 16.5 cm
Weight 2,438 g
Measuring Remarks Frontal depth: depth exceeds width.
Materials Plaster, Pigment--Paint
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2.25/ 3.5% R) -Face. Light Brownish Gray (10YR 6/1) -Crevice near arm.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A

Comparable piece in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction yes
Reproduction Information N/A

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