Ningirsu plaque

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian


Object Place: Sumer

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 5.8 x 6.2 x 2 cm (2 5/16 x 2 7/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.11

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Plaque of a male. He is bearded. He wears a double horned headdress, with a double spiral above. It is possibly Ningirsu. It is made of cream terracotta.
cf. Jastrow, Bildermappe, 10, 11.

Provenance

From Sumer. 1928: purchased by the MFA along with 28.12 for $45.
(Accession date: February 2, 1928)

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund