Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian
Object Place: Mesopotamia
Legacy dimension: 35 mm x 15.5
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Neo-Assyrian drilled style. Worshipper at right stands before Adad who stands on back of recumbent bull and holds lightning bolt. A goddess, holding a ringlet (Ishtar?), stands to his rear. Two vertical panels of inscription behind worshipper. Crescent at right and “seven dots” (the Pleiades) at left flanking the god.
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)