UE VII: demon mask, Pazuzu or Humbaba? Terracotta; animal face; large round pierced eyes; one ear missing; hair, wrinkles, open mouth with teeth, beard in relief; two small "feet". Note: Number assigned 1963; if another piece with this number turns up, transfer this mask to the next unused number in this 33-35 series.
British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1933
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006)
Magic in the Ancient World (16 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2017)
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