Collection online

wall panel / relief

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Gypsum wall panel relief: showing a protective spirit carrying a deer and a palm branch. This panel once guarded door to the royal throneroom. There is an inscription written in cuneiform script.

  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 865BC-860BC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 2.25 metres
    • Width: 1.35 metres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Script

  • Curator's comments

    The cast is listed as available in the British Museum Facsimile Service 'Catalogue of Replicas from British Museum collections' (n.d.), in the series "Assyrian Bas-Reliefs".

  • Bibliography

    • Paley S M 1976a pl. 21d bibliographic details
    • Budge E A W 1914 pl. XXVI bibliographic details
    • Grayson, RIMA 2 RIM.A. bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G7

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • NG.17 (ex Nimrud Gallery)
COMPASS Title: Stone panel from the North-West Palace of Ashurnasirpal II (Room B, no. 30)


COMPASS Title: Stone panel from the North-West Palace of Ashurnasirpal II (Room B, no. 30)

Image description



If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: 

View open data for this object with SPARQL endpoint

Object reference number: WCO26558

British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.

View this object

Support the Museum:
donate online

The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.

About the database

The British Museum collection database is a work in progress. New records, updates and images are added every week.

More about the database 


Work on this database is supported by a range of sponsors, donors and volunteers.

More about supporters and how you
can help