Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian
Object Place: Mesopotamia
Legacy dimension: 35 mm x 18
Not On View
Neo-Assyrian Linear Style. God or “hero” (Ninurta) on back of winged bull shooting at leonine bird monster (Anzu or Asakku ) with bow and arrow. At right, another standing figure with tall headdress and sword (king?). Star and crescent in the field above.
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)