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Button-Based Situla

900–700 BCE
Diameter: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.); Overall: 13.1 cm (5 3/16 in.)
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The metalworkers of Luristan provided the Assyrian empire with elaborate bronze ornaments and vessels. These two situla are decorated symmetrically---one with ibexes drinking from an overflowing water jar; the other, with sphinxes.
Button-Based Situla

Button-Based Situla

900–700 BCE

Iran, Luristan

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