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relief

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    98063

  • Description

    Large, marble relief of a winged and bearded human figure facing right towards "sacred tree" and carrying a piece of fruit in one hand and a bucket or bag in the other hand; bands of cuneiform inscription across centre.

  • Authority

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 232 centimetres
    • Width: 166 centimetres
    • Thickness: 25 centimetres
    • Height: 92 inches
    • Width: 67 inches
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        cuneiform
      • Inscription Position

        across centre
      • Inscription Comment

        Contains name of Ashur-nasir-apli.
  • Bibliography

    • Grayson, RIMA 2 RIM.A.0.101.23.17 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Fair; large gouges in centre; previously broken into two and repaired with plaster of Paris.

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1903

  • Acquisition notes

    Budge's Report to Trustees says that Layard presented this collection to the Guildhall but no. 7 (BM.98069) belonged to Colonel Taylor, Madras Calvalry so perhaps did the others.

  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number

    98063

  • Registration number

    1903,1012.1

Large, marble relief of a winged and bearded human figure facing right towards "sacred tree" and carrying a piece of fruit in one hand and a bucket or bag in the other hand; bands of cuneiform inscription across centre.

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