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Relief panel

Period:
Neo-Assyrian
Date:
ca. 883–859 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)
Culture:
Assyrian
Medium:
Gypsum alabaster
Dimensions:
25 1/4 x 31 1/2 x 3 in., 140lb. (64.1 x 80 x 7.6 cm, 63.5kg)
Classification:
Stone-Reliefs
Credit Line:
Gift of Benjamin Brewster, 1884
Accession Number:
84.11
  • Provenance

    1858, acquired by Dr. Henri Byron Haskell, Mosul; about 1860, gift to his brother-in-law, Benjamin Brewster, New York; acquired by the Museum in 1884, gift of Benjamin Brewster.

  • References

    Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 15, 1884, p. 297.

    Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1904. The stone sculptures of the Cesnola collection of Cypriote antiquities in halls 14, 18, and 19. Handbook no. 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 1838, p. 113.

    Stearns, John B. 1961. Reliefs from the Palace of Ashurnaṣirpal II. Archiv für Orientforschung, Beiheft 15, pp. 15, 35, 63, pl. 38.

    Hase, Friedrich-Wilhelm von. 1972. "Zum Fragment eines orientalischen Bronzeflügels aus Vetulonia." Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Römische Abteilung 79, p. 157, pls. 82-83.

    Crawford, Vaughn, Prudence O. Harper, and Holly Pittman. 1980. Assyrian Reliefs and Ivories in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 16-18, fig. 10,17.

    Paley, Samuel M., and Richard P. Sobolewski. 1987. The Reconstruction of the Relief Representations and Their Positions in the Northwest-Palace at Kalhu (Nimrud) II. Baghdader Forschungen, Bd. 10, Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, pp. 50-53, 90, pl. 4,18, plan 2.5.

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