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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    91147

  • Description

    Bronze figure of a bearded standing god wearing a pointed, horned head-dress, with hand and fist extended.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 8thC BC-7thC BC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 21 centimetres
    • Width: 4.8 centimetres
    • Depth: 5 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Vanden Berghe & De Meyer 1982a no.185, p.213 bibliographic details
    • Budge E A W 1922a p.171 & ill bibliographic details
    • Spycket A 1981a p.382, pl.245 bibliographic details
    • van Loon M N 1966a pl.10 bibliographic details
    • Boardman J 1984a pl.93 bibliographic details
    • Barnett 1950a pl.XVIII.2, pp.2(&39?) bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G54/dc6/sA

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    2014 22 Sep - 2015 5 Jan, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 'Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age'
    1996 22 Mar-15 Sep, France, Nantes, Musée Dobrée, Armènie, des origins au IVeme siècle après J-C
    1991 28 May-7 Oct, Israel, Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, 'Urartu, A metal working centre in the first millennium BC'
    1982 8 Oct-1983 30 Jan, Belgium, Ghent, St Peter’s Abbey, Urartu: een vergeten cultuur uit het bergland Armenië

    Iranian Room, Wall-case 6/2 (according to WAA transfer book)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1874

  • Acquisition notes

    On loan through Mr J.H.W. Axtell (WAA Transfer book entry dated 8 March 1954)

  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number

    91147

  • Registration number

    1874,1003.1


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