Plaque of a gatekeeper
Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian
Overall: 13 x 5.6cm (5 1/8 x 2 3/16in.)
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Apotropaic molded plaque representing a Gatekeeper; inscribed “Come here, guardian of happiness! Go away, guardian of evil!”
1983: Given to the MFA by the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston (from the Zion Research Foundation) December 7, 1983.
Gift of the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston