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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:
61 x 73 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (154.9 x 186.7 x 8.3 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Reliefs-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.2079
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 401
1911, purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan from Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome; acquired by the Museum in 1917, gift of J. Pierpont Morgan.
Budge, Ernest A.W., and Leonard W. King. 1902. Annals of the Kings of Assyria. Volume I. London: Trustees of the British Museum, pp. 212-221.

Olmstead, Albert T. 1923. History of Assyria. New York and London: C. Scribner's Sons, p. 164, fig. 80.

Pijoán, José. 1931. Summa Artis: Historia general del arte. Volume 2: Arte del Asia occidental. Madrid: Espasa-Calpe, fig. 306.

Gadd, Cyril J. 1936. The Stones of Assyria. London: Chatto and Windus, p. 12, pl. 3.

Louchheim, Aline B. 1949. “Near-Eastern Art Placed on Display: Metropolitan Shows Works That Date to 5,000 Years Ago -- Diverse Races Covered.” The New York Times, p. 19.

Stearns, John B. 1961. Reliefs from the Palace of Ashurnaṣirpal II. Archiv für Orientforschung, Beiheft 15, pp. 43, 65, 85, pl. 56.

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, p. 19, fig. 10,13.

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. 31-32, 38, 90, pl. 2,8, plan 2.5.
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