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wall panel / relief

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    124560

  • 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
      • Inscription Script

        cuneiform
  • 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.0.101.23.43 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G7

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1849

  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number

    124560

  • Registration number

    1849,0502.1

  • Additional IDs

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

Unknown

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

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