Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian
Object Place: Mesopotamia
Legacy dimension: 36.5 mm x 13.5
Medium or Technique
Not On View
God with bows at left, holding axe in left hand. The spear symbol (marru) of Marduk surmounted by crescent to his rear. Worshipper stands before him. Goddess (Ishtar?) wearing sword and holding ring stands behind worshipper facing the god. In the field above are seven dots (the Pleiades) and a couchant horned animal; below, rhomb and fish.
By 1965: with Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems, Mrs. Horace L. Mayer. 1965 given to the MFA by Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Weems, Mrs. Mayer, 10 November 1965.
Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)