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  • Bull Figurine or Amulet · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Bull Figurine or Amulet Description Provenance Credit Description This protective amulet would have been worn around the neck Provenance Carol Hebb and Alan Feldbaum date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 2005 by gift Credit Gift of Carol Hebb and Alan Feldbaum 2005 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/12460/bull-figurine-or-amulet/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Bull's Head Amulet · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Previous Next Additional Views Explore Object Creative Commons License Bull s Head Amulet Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit Description In Mesopotamia jewelry was both worn and offered in temples as gifts to the gods Its purpose was often more functional than ornamental pendants worn on the body served as talismans to ward off evil and to increase the wearer s power Mesopotamian amulets depict a large range of animals native to the Near East illustrated here by a bull s head Conservation Date Description Narrative 2 16 1979 Examination examined for condition Exhibitions Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Bedazzled 5 000 Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum Frist Center for the Visual Arts Nashville The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Sarasota The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2006 2009 Bedazzled 5 000 Years of Jewelry El Paso Museum of Art El Paso 2010 Provenance Sale Sotheby and Co London November 26 1968 lot 20 Walters Art Museum 1968 by purchase Credit Museum purchase 1968 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Mesopotamian

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  • Business Letter · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    in Kanesh this letter concerns the important trade in precious metals Itur ili the senior partner offers wise words of advice to Ennam Ashur This is important no dishonest man must cheat you So do not succumb to drink Conservation Date Description Narrative 7 02 1974 Treatment coated Exhibitions Shrunken Treasures Miniaturization in Books and Art The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2009 Provenance Dikran Kelekian Paris and New York claims found at Caesarea Henry Walters Baltimore 1913 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Transcription From Itur ili to Ennam Aszszur say 8 minas of tiri silver I gave you 8 minas of tiri silver under my seal Saharli and Azu have brought you in all 16 minas have come to you Why is it that for yourself you have made every shekel of gold that you could and sent it here but you have sent nothing to me This is important buy for the 16 minas of silver some red gold for smelting and send it to me with your servant This is important a dishonest man must not cheat you To drink do not succumb White gold Do not involve yourself You must know that there

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/2831/business-letter/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Camel (?) · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    The large eye with a deep hole for inlay resembles a camel s There are traces of indications of the nostrils and an indentation for the mouth Conservation Date Description Narrative 10 09 1974 Treatment cleaned Provenance MacGregor Collection lot 708 Dikran Kelekian date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1930 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1930 Download Image Add

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/33580/camel--2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Cappadocian Tablet · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    you should listen to the tablet of the City and you must confront the colony and have it established that it was the primary assembly of the colony and not I who threw him into jail My dear brothers take care and get hold of a tablet of the Kanesz colony and a message from the Puruszaddum colony indicating that he cheated the Kanesz colony and sold the iron in Puruszhaddum For that reason the primary assembly of the colony threw him into jail Take care to the palace which I gave to the palace and to the palace held me back and 2 minas of silver to live and for the orders of the palace when I stayed in jail you sold textiles for me When the iron and the textiles were sold in Aszszur malik Kurub Isztar his brother Aszszur imitti son of Ikkupija Puzur szadue and Aszszur makik son of Luzina were my witnesses When the money was paid Ammurumbani Szu Kubum son of Aszszur bel awatim Aszszur malik son of Alahum Puzur szadue and Aszszur malik son of Luzina went up to the palace together with me and I paid the money they are my witnesses

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  • Cappadocian Tablet · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Description This unglazed reddish clay tablet has a cuneiform inscription and is chipped on the surface Provenance Dikran Kelekian Paris and New York claims found at Caesarea Henry Walters Baltimore 1913 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Inscription Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1913 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your

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  • Cappadocian Tablet Featuring a Cylinder Seal Impression · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit Description This tablet is unglazed Conservation Date Description Narrative 11 07 1972 Treatment cleaned Provenance Dikran Kelekian Paris and New York claims found at Caesarea Henry Walters Baltimore 1913 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Inscription Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1913 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook

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  • Cappadocian Tablet with Cumeiform Inscription · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Cappadocian Tablet with Cumeiform Inscription Description Provenance Inscription Credit Description This tablet is unglazed Provenance Dikran Kelekian Paris and New York claims found at Caesarea Henry Walters Baltimore 1913 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Translation To Luzina from Miszszu rabi and Ennum Aszszur 3 1 3 minas 6 shekels of silver and 1 2 mina 2 3 shekel of sea gold converted at the rate 6 1 to silver further 3 shekels of gold from ore converted at the rate 8 1 Under the seal of Miszszu rabi Amurrum bani son of Szumma libbi ilija this brings him to you Further 1 2 mina 4 shekels the price of two donkeys the same man brings to you One donkey is dead Two donkeys 6 saddle skins 3 bags 3 zurzu containers 3 sacks for packing purposes Galga brings to you your good plus the textiles into Szalatuwar we shall bring them We shall set out again when we are cleared Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1913 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Turkish Artist Period ca

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