Assyrian. <em>Apkallu-figure with Armlets</em>, ca. 883–859 B.C.E. Gypsum stone, pigment, 89 3/8 x 42 1/8 in. (227 x 107 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Hagop Kevorkian and the Kevorkian Foundation, 55.145. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 55.145_at_PS11.jpg)

Apkallu-figure with Armlets

Artist:AssyrianAncient Near Eastern

Medium: Gypsum stone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 883–859 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 89 3/8 x 42 1/8 in. (227 x 107 cm) Approximate weight: 1900 lb. (861.83kg)


Museum Location: Ancient Middle Eastern Art, The Hagop Kevorkian Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 55.145

Image: 55.145_at_PS11.jpg,after treatment

Catalogue Description:
Alabaster relief, standing figure facing right (originally with wings) human-headed and wearing rounded cap with triple horns; right hands raised with cone, left hand holds small bucket decorated with scene of fertilization of palm by two genii. "Standard inscription" incised across center. Condition: Relief broken diagonally across center with small adjacent areas missing. Left edge cut through back of genie.

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