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Title: Head of a female or goddess wearing a necklace
Date: ca. 9th–8th century BCE
Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)
Medium: Ivory, gold
Dimensions: 5 3/8 × 3 3/16 × 1 15/16 in. (13.6 × 8.1 × 5 cm)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1954
Accession Number: 54.117.2
“Archaeology: Exploring the Past,” The Junior Museum of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 22, 1962–June 30, 1966.
“The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selections from the Collection of the Ancient Near East Department,” MOA Museum of Art, Atami, Japan, The Aiche Prefectural Art Gallery, Nagoya, Japan, The Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan, 1983.
“Agatha Christie und der Orient: Kriminalistik und Archäologie.” Ruhrlandmuseum, Essen, Museum für Völkerkunde, Vienna, Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum, The British Museum, London, 1999–2002.
"Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age." The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 22, 2014–January 4, 2015.
“Forgotten Kingdoms: From the Hittite Empire to the Arameans.” Musée du Louvre, Paris, May 2, 2019–August 12, 2019.
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