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. XIIb.