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Relief Showing the Head of a Winged Genius

A work made of gypsum relief with traces of pigment.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of gypsum relief with traces of pigment.

Date:

Neo–Assyrian Period, reign of King Ashurnasirpal II (883–859 BCE)

Artist:

Mesopotamian, Assyrian

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Neo-Assyrian

Title

Relief Showing the Head of a Winged Genius

Origin

Nimrud

Date

883 BCE–859 BCE

Medium

Gypsum relief with traces of pigment

Dimensions

68 × 59 × 4.5 cm (26 1/2 × 23 × 2 in.)

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1986.978

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