Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian
Height x width x depth: 11.3 x 5.5 x 1.3 cm (4 7/16 x 2 3/16 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Terracotta plaque depicting the mythical being Lahmu, an attendant of Enki/Ea, god of underground sweet waters (Apsu) and of wisdom.
By 1997: with Norman Hurst, Hurst Gallery, 53 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge, MA 02138. 1997: Purchased by the MFA from Mr. Hurst, 20 November 1997.
Egyptian Department Curator's Fund