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Object Number:33-35-252
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Diqdiqqeh
Archaeology Area: Diqdiqqeh
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Demon
Mask
Height: 10 cm
Width: 8.7 cm
Depth: 3.8 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1933
Other Number:U.2685 - Field No SF

Description

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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Magic in the Ancient World (16 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2017) View Objects in Exhibition
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