Assyrian. <em>Apkallu-figure Wearing Fancy Bracelets</em>, ca. 883-859 B.C.E. Gypsum stone, 91 x 74 5/8 in. (231.2 x 189.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Hagop Kevorkian and the Kevorkian Foundation, 55.153. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 55.153_at_PS11.jpg)

Apkallu-figure Wearing Fancy Bracelets

Artist:AssyrianAncient Near Eastern

Medium: Gypsum stone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 883-859 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 91 x 74 5/8 in. (231.2 x 189.5 cm) Approximate weight: 3360 lb. (1524.09kg)


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


Accession Number: 55.153

Image: 55.153_at_PS11.jpg,after treatment

Catalogue Description:
Alabaster relief, standing man-headed, winged figure (genie) facing left and holding small bucket in left hand; right arm raised with hand open, palm frontal. "Standard Inscription" incised across lower center of relief, plain background. Condition: Upper left corner and part of right hand missing. Scattered minor chips.

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