Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Diqdiqqeh

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 33-35-252
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Diqdiqqeh
Archaeology Area Diqdiqqeh
Section Near Eastern
Materials Terracotta
Iconography Demon | Mask

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.

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

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