Assyrian. <em>Apkallu-figure</em>, ca. 883–859 B.C.E. Gypsum stone, pigment, 90 9/16 x 42 3/16 in. (230 x 107.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Hagop Kevorkian and the Kevorkian Foundation, 55.149. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 55.149_at_PS11.jpg)


Artist:AssyrianAncient Near Eastern

Medium: Gypsum stone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 883–859 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 90 9/16 x 42 3/16 in. (230 x 107.2 cm) Approximate weight: 1950 lb. (884.51kg)


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


Accession Number: 55.149

Image: 55.149_at_PS11.jpg,after treatment

Catalogue Description:
Alabaster relief, standing, winged genie with bird-head, facing left; right arm raised with cone, left hand clasps bucket. Incomplete "Standard inscription" across center of relief. Right side joins with 55.150. Condition: Relief broken horizontally into three sections. Chipped along breaks.

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