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Plaque with face of the demon Humbaba

Period:
Old Babylonian
Date:
ca. 2000–1600 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Culture:
Babylonian
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
3 x 2 1/2 in. (7.6 x 6.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Reliefs
Credit Line:
Gift of E. S. David, 1955
Accession Number:
55.162.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 403
Acquired by the Museum in 1955, gift of Elias S. David, Long Island City, NY.
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