4 June 2015
A MESOPOTAMIAN DARK STONE DUCK WEIGHT
CIRCA LATE 2ND-EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
Its long neck and head turned back, the slender neck undercut and separated from the wide body, the beak resting against the upper back, flaring at the tail feathers, on a flat base
1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm.) long
with The Merrin Gallery, New York, May 1990.
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For the type, see no. 236 in J. Aruz et al., Beyond Babylon: Art Trade, and Diplomacy in the Second Millennium B.C.
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