Assyrian. <em>Apkallu-figure and King Ashur-nasir-pal II</em>, ca. 883–859 B.C.E. Gypsum stone, pigment, 91 1/8 x 83 3/8 in. (231.5 x 211.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Hagop Kevorkian and the Kevorkian Foundation, 55.155. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 55.155_at_PS11.jpg)

Apkallu-figure and King Ashur-nasir-pal II

Artist:AssyrianAncient Near Eastern

Medium: Gypsum stone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 883–859 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 91 1/8 x 83 3/8 in. (231.5 x 211.8 cm) Approximate weight: 3780 lb. (1714.6kg)


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


Accession Number: 55.155

Image: 55.155_at_PS11.jpg,after treatment

Catalogue Description:
Alabaster relief, at left King Ashur-nasir-pal II facing left and supporting bow with his left hand; with right hand he balances a bowl on his finger-tips. Behind the king, a winged human-headed genie wearing a diadem, right hand raised with palm frontal, bucket in left hand. "Standard Inscription" incised across center of relief. Condition: Broken diagonally across upper right corner. Minor breaks along the left edge.

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