Fragment of stele with relief
Mesopotamian, Anatolian, Neo-Hittite
Object Place: Northern Syria
Overall: 66 x 78 x 20 cm (26 x 30 11/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment is the lower portion of a rough, gray basalt stele in Neo-Assyrian style, very high relief, and it depicts a god standing on the back of an animal with a lion’s head, a bull’s horns and ears, and a lion’s forelegs and hind legs like those of an eagle.
By 1986, Geoffrey Turner collection, Amsterdam; sold to the MFA July 4, 1986.
Florence E. and Horace L. Mayer Fund