Near Eastern, Levantine, Syro-Phoenician
Height: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Found in the Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II in Nimrud. Inlay human face from a figure decorating a piece of furniture.
From Fort Shalmaneser in Nimrud, Room N.E. 50. By 1965: excavated by the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; 1965: Purchased from the British School of Archaeology by the MFA.
(Accession Date: September 22, 1965)
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund