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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Afghan
Title:Metal fragment with figurative scene
Date Made:19th century
Materials:Bronze
Place Made:Asia; Afghanistan
Accession Number:  MH 2021.5.104
Credit Line:Gift of Julie Dupree Gill (Class of 1977) from the Dupree Collection
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
This is a small, metal relief depicting a woman selling a vine to a man on an ox who is about to pay. The female figure is identified by breasts and a long headdress. The male is holding a stick over his shoulder with a cloth attached at the end. His other hand is grasping money or some commodity to trade.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; figures; people; animals; flowers

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https://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?t=objects&type=ext&id_number=MH+2021.5.104

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