Assyrian. <em>Apkallu-figure</em>, ca. 883–859 B.C.E. Gypsum stone, pigment, 93 1/16 x 80 13/16 in. (236.3 x 205.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Hagop Kevorkian and the Kevorkian Foundation, 55.147. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 55.147_at_PS11.jpg)


Artist:AssyrianAncient Near Eastern

Medium: Gypsum stone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 883–859 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 93 1/16 x 80 13/16 in. (236.3 x 205.3 cm) Approximate weight: 3780 lb. (1714.6kg)


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


Accession Number: 55.147

Image: 55.147_at_PS11.jpg,after treatment

Catalogue Description:
Alabaster relief, standing, winged and horned, man-headed figure (genie) facing right between conventionalized date palms. Figure is pollinating the tree with a cone held in right hand, in his left is a small bucket. "Standard inscription" incised across center of relief. Joins with 55.148. Condition: Top center edge broken. Scattered minor chips on surface.

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