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53634
Object Number: 29-21-1
Current Location: The Golden Age of King Midas
Currently On Display
Culture:Assyrian
Provenience: Iraq
Nimrud
Archaeology Area: Room I
Locus: Ashur-Nasir-Pal II Palace
Period: Ashurnasir-pal II
Date Made: 883-859 BC
Early Date: -883
Late Date: -859
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Alabaster
Iconography:Winged Genie
Height: 234cm
Width: 104cm
Credit Line:Gift of Anonymous Donor through Dr. Talcott Williams, 1929

Description

Winged Genie. Palace of Ashur-Nasir-Pal II. Could possibly be made of Limestone or soft gypsum.From Room I


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006)View Objects in Exhibition
The Golden Age of King Midas (13 Feb 2016 - 27 Nov 2016)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Legrain, Leon. 1950. The Babylonian Collection of the University Museum, University Museum Bulletin Vol.: 10:3-4. : Page/Fig./Plate: 9View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 159View Objects cited in this Publication

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