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Figurine

Period:
Neo-Assyrian
Date:
ca. 7th century B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)
Culture:
Assyrian
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
4.45 in. (11.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1957
Accession Number:
57.27.12
Not on view
1956, excavated by Max Mallowan, on behalf of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; ceded in the division of finds to the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; acquired by the Museum in 1957, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
Rittig, Dessa. 1977. Assyrisch-Babylonische Kleinplastik Magischer Bedeutung vom 13.-16 Jh. v. Chr. München: Verlag Uni-Druck, pp. 128-129, no. 21 [incorrectly assumes the figurine is of bronze].

Green, Anthony. 1983. "Neo-Assyrian Apotropaic Figures." Iraq 45, pl. XIVd.
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