Figurine of a bearded man

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian
Assyrian Period
899–600 B.C.


Accession Number

1983.585

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Small, molded terracotta figurine of a bearded man holding an offering vase; a type of figurine that was buried beneath the floor of a room to serve as protection for the household.

Provenance

1983: Given to the MFA by the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston (from the Zion Research Foundation) December 7, 1983.

Credit Line

Gift of the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston