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Culture:Mesopotamian; Assyrian, Period of Ashurnasirpal II (884-859 BC)
Title:Protective spirits and sacred tree
Date Made:ca. 865 BCE
Place Made:Asia; Iraq; Kahlu (Nimrud); Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II
Measurements:overall: 30 x 63 x 2 in.; 76.2 x 160.02 x 5.08 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1904.1.A(a).OIV
Credit Line:Gift of the Mount Holyoke College Club of New York
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Tree in center, flanked by two kneeling male figures with wings.

ancient; archaeology; reproductions

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