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Sword, the hilt of which depicts Gilgamesh and Enkidu slaying Humbaba

Unknown1200 BCE - 800 BCE

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel

Details

  • Title: Sword, the hilt of which depicts Gilgamesh and Enkidu slaying Humbaba
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1200 BCE - 800 BCE
  • Location: Northwestern Iran
  • Type: Sword
  • Rights: Israel Antiquities Authority, Drawing of detail: © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem / by Noga Ze'evi, Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem / by Meidad Suchowolski
  • External Link: Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Medium: Bronze
  • Dimensions: L. of sword 74 cm, L. of handle 14 cm
  • Curator: Peri, Laura A.

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