Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian
Object Place: Assyria
Overall: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Four-winged genius or god wearing crown with one foot on an antelope, holding crook with one hand and grasping foreleg of winged sphinx with other (Ninurta versus Anzu?). Crescent, star, and symbols of Marduk (spade) and Nabu (stylus) in field. B.B.295.2.
By 1925: Edward Perry Warren collection (bought in Paris); October 28, 1925: lent to the MFA by Edward Perry Warren; 1927: purchased by the MFA from Edward Perry Warren.
(Accession Date: November 17, 1927)
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912